Building bridges between heirs and estates since 1974
Michael L. Azarian
CA Private Investigator
License No. PI-24739
Queenie Nishkian escaped Smyrna, Turkey as a teenager during the Armenian Genocide. She was the only survivor from her immediate family. Her rescue brought her to America where she was received by relatives in Fresno, California. She later married Charles Azarian, and their only child, Edward C. Azarian, was born in Los Angeles at the start of the Great Depression. Charles and Queenie lived humbly on meager earnings. This instilled in Edward a great desire to achieve economic security for himself and for his family.
Edward served in the U.S. Army and was accepted into Army Language School. This led to supporting U.S agents in a safe house in West Germany during the Cold War. He later obtained a Bachelor's Degree from University of California Los Angeles and secured employment with the Los Angeles County Probation Department, supervising juvenile offenders who provided support to fire-fighting agencies in Malibu, California. He married his wife of 50+ years, Gloria A. Jordan, and they raised three children in Malibu.
Edward learned the business of unclaimed property and locating heirs from a dear friend and next-door neighbor, and they became partners. After Edward's partner retired, he created his own company, International Probate Research, in the mid 1970s. Edward's passion and discipline resulted in gradual success. His son, Michael L. Azarian, was exposed to the business from an early age, leading to a full-time career by1989 and a father and son partnership lasting two decades.
Michael established a branch office in San Diego, and the business flourished, despite the highly competitive arena of companies in this field. For convenience, the business name was shortened to lnterpro, a name chosen by Michael to honor his father, who used lnterpro as his cable address, long before fax machines and email. Edward passed away in 2012 in his beloved Malibu.
Michael relocated 30 miles north from San Diego to Oceanside and continues the legacy started by his father, to help people in a meaningful and lasting way, to adhere to lawful and ethical standards, and to provide personalized service with genuine care and concern for clients.
California Department of Consumer Affairs
400 R Street
Sacramento, CA 95814-6234
Refer to license: PI-24739
California Association of Licensed Investigators
320 Pine Ave., Suite 1050
Long Beach, CA 90802
Better Business Bureau
4747 Viewridge Avenue, Suite 200
San Diego, CA 92123
San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce
402 West Broadway, Suite 1000
San Diego, CA 92101
1700 Ord Way
Oceanside, CA 92056
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