How is my
information stored and treated?
Our professional genealogists
sign non-disclosure agreements and are bound by
the professional genealogist code of ethics.
help me to find distant cousins, living
relatives and adopted children?
We do not do
these types of services. Our focus is on direct
back in time can someone's family be traced?
answer to this question is “it depends”.
Hispanic countries have been through several
wars in the XIX century and many of the records
were destroyed. In addition, the genealogical
records are not centrally catalogued or
contrary, most Hispanic countries have a Roman
Catholic tradition, and the Church started
recording baptisms, marriages and deaths right
after the Council of Trent in 1563. Therefore,
if your family records have not been destroyed
and are available, you could trace our family
back to the XVI century.
most of your research conducted?
is conducted at Local Government Archives,
Church Diocesan Archives, Local countries civil
records and LDS Family History Centers.
we can not take advantage of the many internet
resources such as Genealogy.com and Ancestry.com
because Hispanic heritage information is very
does a standard research project take?
Genealogical research is a
very time consuming activity and working on
Hispanic genealogy requires a lot of patience.
For example, many church and vital records are
not open to the public for research and letters
needs to be sent to the parishes to request
permission to access them. Depending on the
complexity of the research project it will take
between three months to two years to complete.
During the whole process we keep the customers
updated via e-mail on every progress made and
they receive a revised tree showing how the
research is progressing.
research capable of telling me anything about a
family's medical history?
This is not
a service that we provide. Some medical information may be obtained
from the death certificates, but we do not
specialize on this type of research.
other costs related to genealogical research?
Will you charge me for them?
additional costs are:
incurred for ordered vital or church records.
Miscellaneous Research Fees like copies, postage
and shipping charges
ordered from a Library or Courthouse
costs are included in the list price and
customers will not be charged extra for them.
offer any additional services?
some of the additional services we offer.
Family information storage and back-up
Translation to English of all supporting
Scanning of old photographs to digital