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Search the registers of testamentary disposition and mandates

To determine the existence of a will or mandate in case of incapacity, you have to conduct a search in the Registers of Testamentary Dispositions and Mandates of the Chambre des notaires du Québec. You will receive a search certificate and, if applicable, the contact...

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Renouncing / Accepting a Succession in Quebec

Apparently, if you do not renouncing a succession (estate), then you accepting a succession in Montreal , Quebec de facto. At that time you become responsible for the debts. Renouncing Successors generally renounce a succession if the deceased’s debts exceed the value...

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The will – drafting your will by the notary

Are you thinking about changing your will and want to know what to think before having your testament written?  The notary is the best professional for the preparation of such a document, because each situation is unique and therefore requires special attention when...

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Estate and Will

Any notary can tell you: having a testament (will) is more than important for your estate.  In addition, having a notarial will speed up the process once you are deceased.  There will be no verification and your estate will be settled more quickly.  Let's look at the...

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Price of a protection mandate in case of incapacity

What is a mandate? A protective mandate in case of incapacity is an official document by which you, as an adult in possession of all your faculties, designate one or more persons to take care of you or your property, if you become unable to do so yourself temporarily...

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PROTECTION MANDATES

Your aunt is very sick and the whole family is worried. She can’t manage her affairs and isn’t safe in her apartment. Who will pay her bills? Who will take care of her?  It’s not pleasant to think about losing your independence. But thinking about it now can avoid...

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The Notarized Will

Leave the best possible legacy to your loved ones A NOTARIZED WILL IS A SURE THING! A will is a sure thing for you and your heirs. WHY OPT FOR A NOTARIZED WILL? TO CLEARLY DEFINE AND EXPRESS YOUR WISHES When preparing a will, here are some of the questions you should...

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List of Useful Documents for the Settlement of a Succession

Documents Relating to Funeral Wishes Prearranged funeral services contract and prepurchased burial contract Document stating funeral wishes Funeral bill and invoice attesting to payment Legal Documents Residential lease Will search certificates from the Barreau du...

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Dying Without a Will

Dying without a notarial will or other type of will (before witness or holograph) will result in the legal devolution of your property. This will be influenced by your family situation.  According to several studies, more than 70% of Quebecers do not have a will. ...

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Letter of invitation visa Canada

Sometimes, when you apply for a visa to visit Canada, we ask you to give us a letter of invitation from someone in Canada. A letter of invitation does not guarantee that we will issue a visa. Visa officers assess you to decide whether you meet the terms of Canada's...

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How to settle a succession – Payment of a succession’s debts

Once the inventory has been completed and the notice of closure of inventory has been published, the liquidator must pay the succession’s debts - in other words, the debts left by the deceased. CAUTION A cautious liquidator will wait a few days before beginning to pay...

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Can you record your end-of-life instructions in a document?

An increasing number of people do not want to be kept alive by artificial means. They want to die naturally, with dignity. You may hire a notary to record your instructions in a protection mandate in case of incapacity or in a document commonly called a "living will."...

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Modifying or revoking, updating a will (testament)

Making a will is necessary to make your last wishes known.  Especially when it comes to property management and inheritance.  However, unforeseen events may occur (e. g. birth, child, illness, death of a beneficiary, etc.).  During your lifetime, you can still change...

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Notarial WILL – The Civil Code of Quebec

DIVISION II NOTARIAL WILLS 716. A notarial will is executed by a notary, en minute, in the presence of a witness or, in certain cases, two witnesses. The date and place of the making of the will shall be noted on the will. 1991, c. 64, a. 716; I.N. 2014-05-01. 717. A...

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Planning and Organizing a Real Estate Transaction Property

You want to buy a property?  Excellent!  Whether it is for a house, a lot without the building, or an apartment building, there is some planning to do to make sure everything goes well.  No matter what you want to buy, organize your real estate transaction with a...

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Holograph wills vs Notarial wills

What kinds of wills are recognized in Quebec? Three types are recognized: notarial wills holograph wills, wills made in the presence of witnesses To be valid, each type of will must follow certain rules. What kind should you choose? It depends on your needs, your...

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