Forte, LLC Awarded U.S. Patents for Probate Estate Recovery Technology & Processes

Unique Technology and Processes Recognized in the Creation of Probated Estate Database and for Electronically Matching Probate Records to Deceased Accounts Receivable

MINNEAPOLIS — October 2, 2011 — Forte, LLC, the provider of the Probate Finder OnDemand™ software-as-a-service solution to automate the probate claims filing process and increase recoveries from deceased accounts for financial services, healthcare and government organizations announced that Forte has been granted U.S. Patents No. 7,801,831 and No. 7,801,832 by the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

These patents support the probate technologies used in the Probate Finder OnDemand™ solution which delivers such benefits as lower costs, improved compliance and risk management, and access to the latest receivable process innovations. The first patent covers the technology and processes used to source and combine public probate records and decedent data into an electronic database that is part of the company’s Probate Finder® technology. The second patent covers the automated process of comparing and matching the database’s probate records with deceased accounts receivable data using Probate Finder’s matching algorithms.

The patented technology and processes are also available on an outsourced basis through Forte’s sister company, DCM Services, and their EstateWise™ suite of deceased account recovery solutions.

About Forte, LLC and Probate Finder OnDemand™

Forte, LLC, is the industry leader in probate data and solutions that increase probate recoveries. Its patented Probate Finder® technology is used by many of the U.S.’s largest credit card issuers, healthcare organizations and auto finance companies. Forte is the creator of Probate Finder OnDemand™, a software-as-a-service solution that automates the probate claims filing process and increase recoveries for financial services, healthcare and government organizations. Benefits include lower costs, improved compliance and risk management, and access to the latest receivable process innovations. Forte has processed more than $1 billion in probate claims. Forte is a sister company of DCM Services, the industry leader in deceased account recovery. DCM Services provides outsourcing solutions to its clients and specializes in maximizing the value of deceased portfolios, including non-probate and probate strategies for companies in the financial services and healthcare industries. For more information, visit probatefinder.com or call 1.888.423.0522.