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Client-Recommended Attorneys, Adjusters, Experts and TPAs

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Missing Beneficiaries



2435 South Ridgewood Avenue, Daytona Beach, Florida 32119
Established in Florida: 1972 - A Family Tradition Since 1939

About Us

For more than four decades, MORSE GENEALOGICAL SERVICES, LLC AND LOCATERS INTERNATIONAL, INC. has been a family owned and operated business, conducting comprehensive genealogical, probate and civil investigations and serving as expert witnesses regarding investigative procedures, techniques, locating missing and unknown heirs to estates and proof of heirship, on a national and international basis. We conduct investigations both domestically and in foreign countries.

Services Rendered

  • Forensic Genealogical Investigations
  • Locate Missing Beneficiaries and Heirs
  • Heirship Analysis
  • Heirship Corroboration
  • Genealogical Charts
  • Obtaining Certified Documents
  • Expert Witness
  • Expert Testimony
  • Fraud Investigation
  • Activity Checks
  • Background Investigations
  • Claims Investigations
  • Computer Forensics
  • Intellectual Property Investigations
  • Patent/Copyright Infringement
  • Skip Tracing
  • Surveillance
  • Witness Statements
  • Investigative Photography/Video
  • Locate Witnesses
  • Asset Searches
  • Affidavits of Due and Diligent Search
  • Foreign Research


Our firm has conducted thousands of genealogical and private investigations, have testified in foreign countries and has appeared in many local, national and international media including the Wall Street Journal and Forbes Magazine. Our employees, male, and female, are each experts in their respective fields. Our senior staff is comprised of former law enforcement, well credentialed and well respected, throughout the legal community. We belong to multiple worldwide investigative networks connected electronically, and housed in our own private and secured building.

Professional Memberships

  • We are individual or corporate members of many investigative, genealogical, civic and professional organizations including: Florida Assn of Private Investigators
  • WAD
  • ASIS
  • Florida Association of Chiefs of Police
  • Association of Professional Genealogists
  • Connecticut Society of Genealogists
  • Federal Criminal Investigators Association
  • Florida Board of Certified Investigators
  • National Association of Investigative Specialists
  • International Police Association
  • Halifax Historical Society
  • Better Business Bureau of Central Florida

Service Area

We provide services locally, nationally and worldwide.

Personnel Information

Harvey E. Morse

Founder & Chairman

More than 4 decades of forensic genealogical and investigative experience. Attended Boston University, Suffolk University Law School, the Florida Police Academy, and numerous other educational facilities. Has served as Chair of State of Florida licensing Boards, the BBB, Orlando Chapter of ASIS, President of FAPI, and as President or a Board Member of numerous Fraternal, Civic and Charitable organizations.

Ari S. Morse


Licensed Florida investigator. Directs, investigates and oversees complex genealogical and private investigative matters, testifies as an expert in court, and serves on many professional investigative organizations.

(This firm also appears in the Special Investigators section of this publication)

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