What is Forensic Genealogy
genealogypic1What is Forensic Genealogy

“Forensic” means to bring before a body or court for public discussion or debate. Genealogy is an account of the descent of a person, family or group.  Forensic Genealogy research involves researching a decedent’s pedigree to ascertain the names and whereabouts of the closest statutory next of kin.

The laws of descent and distribution and have been around since the beginning of written law.  These important laws provide by whom, and to whom, the decedent’s estates will be distributed.