Finding Missing Heirs and Claimants Since 1987

Paul Elissiry & Chris Larsgaard, Private Investigators


If we have contacted you, we realize it is important that you confirm we are real and credible. Below you can easily verify our firm's legitimacy and good standing by checking our State License status, Better Business Bureau Report, and Corporation record. The links below will bring you to third party websites which verify our credentials.

California Private Investigator License

Click the logo above to be redirected to the state license portal

Once you're at the state site, click on "License Search" and insert the company name “Estate Research Associates” in the name field to find our license.

Our Private Investigation License # is PI 21287. Our license is current and we have no complaints or disciplinary actions against us. Click here or on the logo to the left for verification.

State of California Department of Consumer Affairs

Bureau of Investigative Services

400 R Street, Suite 3080
Sacramento, California 95814
Phone: 1-800-952-5210 Toll-Free for CA only
Phone: (916) 445-1254 Outside of California

We have been a BBB Accredited Business since 1994 (30 years) and we have a complaint free record. Click here or on the logo to the left for verification.

Better Business Bureau

510 16th Street, Suite 550
Oakland, California 94612
(510) 238-1020 (9am - 4pm Pacific Time)
(510) 238-1000 (24 hour reports)

Estate Research Associates was incorporated under the laws of California in 1999 as Corporation #C2075708. Our corporation is in good standing. Click here or on the logo to the left for verification.

California Secretary of State
1500 11th Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: 916-657-5448

Estate Research Associates maintains a valid business license with the City of San Ramon where our office is headquartered. Click here or on the logo to the left for verification.

City of San Ramon
2226 Camino Ramon
San Ramon, CA 94583
Phone: 925-973-2609

Additional References

If you would like additional references for our firm, we will be pleased to provide you with names, addresses, and phone numbers for professional references, such as attorneys who have worked with us for twenty years, private investigators, and our firm's Certified Public Accountant. We are also able to provide you with the names of former clients who have provided their permission to be references. Estate Research Associates is a member of numerous professional associations, including the following:

California Private Investigator License #21287