Locate Offical Documents

Blanchards Offer a Missing Document Service to the Legal Sector.

If you are looking to obtain certificates or locate other official documents but want to avoid the process of searching through public records, we can act on your behalf. We are expert genealogists and can efficiently complete an otherwise tedious task.

Blanchards obtain Birth, Marriage, Death, Civil Partnership and Adoption certificates in the UK, Decree Absolutes, Wills and Grants of Representation. We can also obtain Birth, Marriage and Death certificates from overseas and any other official documents you require. We will charge the cost of the documents plus an hourly fee for research time.


What is it? – We look for official documents within records. We locate birth certificates marriage certificates, death certificates, overseas certificates and more.

Why do we do it? – This is another long-winded job that can take considerable amounts of time to complete. For that reason, many solicitors and legal bodies would prefer to pass this job to trained professionals that can complete it quicker. In addition, we are trained professionals that know how to know how to locate these certificates with high levels of success.

Do we charge? – Yes we do, copies of wills are £75+VAT, copies of birth marriage death certificates are £99 + certificate costs + VAT.

How long does it take? – Case depending again, if it is in the UK it could be as little as a few hours. However, if they are abroad it could take weeks.


Blanchards offer an extensive selection of services to the legal sector. From beneficiary tracing to bankruptcy searches, we work on hand with Solicitors and other Legal Profesionals to provide an expert and stress free service. Please view our other legal services. We look forward to working with you.

No Win, No Fee

Our no win, no fee options have an obvious advantage for our clients. Unless the work we have been commissioned to do is complete, we are not paid. These options also mean that the client instructing us is not responsible for payment of our fee, it is deducted from the Estate during Administration.

If you have an enquiry you would like us to look into, then please get into contact with us now.

If they’re out there, Blanchards can find them.

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