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Founded in Paris in 1990 with the aim of driving the probate genealogy market forward by investing heavily in people, international expansion, legal expertise, and new technologies, the ADD Associés Group is now one of the world’s leading trusted players in the field.

  • More than 180 experts with a keen passion for probate genealogy and heir searches,
  • 27 offices in France,
  • Offices in Germany, Spain, Poland, Morocco and Vietnam,
  • An integrated international research team of multilingual experts able to search, locate and meet heirs rapidly on all five continents,
  • In the forefront of digital innovation since day 1 with exclusive tools such as ADD Data, ADD Connect or the Digital Genealogical Chart (TGD).

Thanks to these resources, the expertise of ADD Associés is recognized by many foreign clients (attorneys, administrators, specialists in escheated property or accounts, etc.) as well as by our foreign colleagues on every continent, who subcontract their searches to our teams. We are currently considered the international gold standard in heir tracing.

ADD Associés’ vision is that searching for an heir is much more than a question of inheritance. It’s also a question of law, fairness, and takes into account the human dimension and draws on our understanding of the multitude of transformations society is undergoing.

Antoine DJIKPA
General manager / Partner
ADD Associés
[email protected]