Are you distributing funds from an estate where beneficiaries live overseas? If so, you are required to run bankruptcy searches on any such beneficiary. Failure to carry out an overseas bankruptcy search could you leave you open to possible problems in the future.
At IWC we can offer bankruptcy searches for a number of jurisdictions overseas including the USA, Canada, Australia, Spain, Italy and many more.
For further details with regards our Overseas Bankruptcy search please call us on 0800 612 6105.
As executors, personal representatives or other estate administrators, if you pay a beneficiary who is bankrupt you could become personally liable. It is the duty of the person who is administering the estate to ensure that beneficiaries are free to receive any inheritance due. We can assist with your checks and offer a fast turn around time so as to prevent any prolonged delay.
For our full range of overseas probate matters.