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CAFG Announces New Officers

The Council for the Advancement of Forensic Genealogy is pleased to announce its newly elected officers: President Helen Haldeman Daglas Vice President Dee Dee King Secretary Charles A. McGee Treasurer Juli Whittaker Director & Newsletter Editor Janice M. Sellers The Board is looking forward to building on the progress of last year with the emphasis focused on CAFG’s mission. Goals for the...
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Response to Daily News heir search story

On May 15 the New York Daily News published an exclusive story titled “Genealogist who helps heirs obtain fortunes in estate cases accused of using forged documents.” Stories like this have been published over the last few years as some heir searchers’ and heir search firms’ practices and ethics have become the focus of complaints and investigations. Heir searchers generally charge on a...
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Congratulations to our Scholarship Winners

The Council for the Advancement of Forensic Genealogy (CAFG) offers two $225 scholarships to the Annual Forensic Genealogy Institute (FGI). The scholarships are intended to lighten the financial burden of continuing education and give forensic genealogists the opportunity to advance their skill set. This year’s Institute will be held March 7-9, 2017, at the Menger Hotel at the Riverwalk in San...
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CAFG Announces Scholarship

The Council for the Advancement of Forensic Genealogy (CAFG) is now accepting applications for TWO $225 scholarships to the 6th Annual Forensic Genealogy Institute (FGI), to be held March 7-9, 2017, at The Menger Hotel at the Riverwalk in San Antonio, Texas. Registration is now open at http://www.forensicgenealogists.org/institute/. Tuition for each course is $450, and the scholarships cover 50%...
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Find a Roommate for FGI

Looking for ways to offset costs of the Forensic Genealogy Institute, March 7-9, 2017? Why not share a hotel room with a fellow FGI attendee? Hotel Details FGI attendees can stay at the Menger Hotel for the discounted room-rate of $139 plus tax (about 16.75%) per night. This price is good for single or double occupancy – and rooms with 2 double-sized beds are available. Staying with a roommate...
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