heir hunter

Definition of "heir hunter"
  1. A company that locates kin who may legally claim an inheritance from the assets of a deceased person, usually in return for a share of the inherited wealth
How to use "heir hunter" in a sentence
  1. Negotiating a lower fee, they decided to work with an heir hunter to trace the family lineage.
  2. After many unsuccessful attempts to locate the deceased's relatives, the estate attorney hired an heir hunter.
  3. The heir hunter signed a contract, promising to find rightful inheritors of the unclaimed estate.

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