Genealogical records are an uninterrupted series of extracts from registers concerning the deceased from the time they were 15 until their death. A similar account of ancestry must also be obtained for any dead beneficiaries in order to determine any heirs taking the place of the deceased heirs. Genealogical records may be compiled by an individual or the determination of records may be assigned to a party offering services related to genealogical records. Attorneys at law and other lawyers, for example, compile genealogical records. Genealogical records may also be commissioned from a service subject to a fee at www.sukuselvitykset.fi. The costs of genealogical records are paid from the funds of the estate, if the estate has funds.