Financial Asset Searches

Undertaking a comprehensive financial asset and liability search (FAS) when administering an estate or dealing with a Mental Capacity case is not only best practice, but it can save a world of worry further down the line.

The days of a quick search of the Unclaimed Asset Register are no longer sufficient, with a requirement now to check extensive electronic financial records whilst also directly notifying hundreds of financial institutions.

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Applicable to probate and court of protection practitioners, as well as executors, beneficiaries, deputies and attorneys.

The benefits of carrying out financial asset and liability searches are many and varied, including:

  • Protects the Personal Representative and the beneficiaries from the risks of missed assets or liabilities
  • Reduces administration involved in checking paperwork and contacting financial institutions
  • Ensures all assets are repatriated and redistributed to their rightful owner
  • Prevents potential financial abuse against the estate
  • Enables a search to be undertaken on a living person for statutory will purposes
  • Demonstrates the application of best practice and following recommended due diligence

Given the obvious rise in importance of FAS, we have teamed up with market-leading provider Estatesearch to provide the very best financial asset and liability search options offered to you via our dedicated portal.

With an estimated £200 billion in dormant accounts held by UK financial institutions, lost pensions and stocks, our service is invaluable in helping search for known, unclaimed or lost assets.

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The searches offered cover:

Identity Trace

Confirming personal current details and searching previous names/addresses

Liability Search

Electronic check of Experian credit data delivered within 24 hours

Asset Search

Searching for live, online, lost, and dormant accounts across banks, building societies, share registrars, insurance, and pension providers

Fraud Prevention

Vulnerability Registration to prevent identify theft, fraud, and financial abuse

Premium Search

Anti-money laundering, Company Directorships, Previous Deputy/Attorneys & Experian ‘UAR’

What are the fees?

We are delighted to be able to offer great introductory rates to new users of the service that register via our dedicated portal as below:

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Credit & Liabilities Search Financial Profile Standard Financial Profile Premium
Our Asset & Liability Searches
Price (plus VAT) £25 £139.50 £166.50
Identity Trace
Electoral Roll, Previous Names & Previous Address
Anti-Money Laundering Search: PEPs & Sanctions
Liabilities Search
Bankruptcy, CCJs, & IVAs
Experian Credit Bureau Record check
Fraud Prevention
Vulnerability Registration Service
Asset Search
Banks, Building Societies, Pension Providers, Life Insurers
Share Registrars inc. Equiniti, Capita (Link) & Computershare
Active and Resigned Company Directorships
Search of OPG Deputy & Attorney Registers
Experian Unclaimed Asset Register Search

How do I register?

Registering on the portal is quick and easy and the validation process is usually completed within a couple of hours, meaning you can log on and initiate your searches.

We want to make it as simple as possible for you to register for the service and use it once up and running, further information can be found below – there is even an instructional video.

Further InformationInstructional Video

Should you have any technical issues with the portal please contact:

Helpdesk.

If you have any questions about the benefits of signing up, please contact us.

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