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When a person died. What to do?

When a person died. What to do?

The death of a loved one is a trying experience and there are a number of issues you will have to deal with. This guide provides an overview of the steps you will need to take in the event of a death. Steps you can take preparing a death To protect your loved ones and...

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Buying a house – What is the role of the notary?

Buying a house – What is the role of the notary?

You have in hand an accepted offer to purchase. The inspection revealed nothing major and your mortgage financing was approved. Next step: go to the notary to sign the deed of sale! Condos, houses and lands for sale in Montreal, Laval,North Shore, Longueuil, South...

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Search the registers of testamentary disposition and mandates

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

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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Estate and Will

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

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

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

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...

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List of Useful Documents for the Settlement of a Succession

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 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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Information letter of invitation Canada

Information letter of invitation 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

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?

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)

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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