Summarized here are just a few of the views that have been expressed by those who are concerned with searches for heirs and beneficiaries.
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There is nothing more frustrating than to find that a supposed heir does not qualify as a true beneficiary.
–Probate Judge Martha Stamper
I would love to see some governmental action taken to ensure that heirs are informed in a proper manner.
–Attorney Jay Cutler
My client worked hard for what he left to his family. I was very upset when I heard about the manner in which missing heirs were ‘hustled’.
–James Turbow, Guardian
I feel we are making progress in the fight for more ethical behavior in probate. But we have a long way to go!
–Edwin Mather, Trustee