As mentioned on other parts of this website, Luminis provides services in the field of Forensic Genealogy. But just what exactly is Forensic Genealogy and what does a Forensic Genealogist do?
When searching for Heirs, Bankruptcy Creditors, Beneficiaries of Life Insurances and other rightholders, Genealogical Research, in other words conducting an investigation in the local or national archives of Civil Registration and Birth- Marriage- and Death records kept by Churches and Religious Movements, not to mention privately held archives, takes an important role. Remember, in many if not all of the cases one will have to prove who the rightful heir is and how he or she came to that conclusion. A Family Tree helps to provide structure in an investigation and creates transparancy when it comes to esoteric aspects of consanguinity, or, in other words, the family aspects that are not visible at first glance. Forensic Genealogy differs from normal Genealogy in that it analyzes available data in a non-conventional way.
One could, for example, pay extra attention to or take note of details that may explain or clarify in which Era the event took place, what the specific circumstances were under which the event took place and how different variables related to each other at that specific moment in time and place. This area of expertise works complementary; through this method of conduct, larger mysteries can be solved as being part of an extensive and complicated puzzle. Luminis performs these investigations primarily in the Netherlands, but is very well equipped to do the same in nearly every country within Europe or the European Union and countries outside of this continent.
Can we be of service? Please feel free to give us a call at +31 172 74 74 12 or contact us through the contact form. For more information, please visit www.erfgenamenonderzoek.nl. Luminis is more than happy to assist you in any matter with regard to Estate Settlement, (Forensic) Genealogical Research or (international) Inheritance Laws.