Fees

If you have had a look through our website and can’t quite find what you’re looking for then you might find some options below that will help with your search.
Blanchards appreciate that different clients have different needs and so we try our best to offer you a solution to any problem you might have with flexible fee options:

Finders Fee

This is on a percentage basis and is the preferred payment option for cases where there are no known heirs or administrator. This fee is paid through an agreement with the beneficiaries after we locate them and is deducted from the estate. No formal instruction is required.

If we are only locating specific heirs to an estate our percentage is deducted from their share of the estate.

Time spent

We offer research on a time spent basis, this is ideal when looking for specific information or advice, a fee option most popular with the legal sector. If the information required is connected to an estate the personal representative will be needed. Our fee is £145.00 + VAT per hour, an initial budget should be agreed before starting research and payment is required irrespective of results.

Fixed Fee Services

Our single services advertised on this website have a fixed fee, if you require a bespoke service a quote will be provided to you in writing beforehand. Please see our fixed prices below:

  • Will search: From £89 + VAT
  • Certified Copies of Wills and Grant of Probate: £75 + VAT
  • Certified Copies of Birth, Marriage and Death Certificates: £99 + VAT + Certificate Cost
  • Research Assessment (family tree verification): from £450 + VAT
  • Tracing Services – £599.00 + VAT per person
  • Missing Beneficiary Insurance Reports – from £1999 + VAT

Bespoke Services

If our assistance is needed for a circumstance not mentioned here on our website please speak with one of our expert case managers to discuss your individual case and the costs involved, you will be issued a quotation in writing.