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Guide to making your will online in Quebec

How are online wills different? Can I make a notarial will online? Are they legal in Quebec? We’re addressing all the common questions around online wills in Québec and how you can make your own.

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How to make a legal will in Quebec

What are the ways I can make my will in Quebec? Do I need a lawyer or notary to make my will legal? Everything you need to know about making your legal will in Quebec.

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How to witness your will in Quebec

When do you need a witness for your will in Quebec? We're breaking down the process of witnessing your will and who can act as a witness.

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Guide to notarial wills in Quebec

What are the benefits of a notarial will and how can you make one? We’re breaking down everything you need to know about notarial wills, a type of will that’s unique to Quebec.

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All about legatees and legacies of a will in Quebec

In this article we cover the basics around naming legatees and passing on legacies in your will.

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Everything you need to know about wills in Quebec

We're answering all your questions about creating a will in Quebec, and what’s needed to make it official. Quebec has a different legal system than the rest of Canada so it’s important to be familiar with the local nuances when creating your will.

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Marital status and how it affects your will in Quebec

How does it actually work when you create a will with your spouse in Quebec? In this article we break down common questions about how marital status affects your will and how to approach making a will with your spouse in your life situation.

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Finishing your will in Quebec During COVID-19

The COVID-19 outbreak in Quebec poses unique challenges for people who need to get their will completed while also preventing exposure to the coronavirus. So how do you get your will executed without breaking social distancing protocol?

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Guide to probating a will in Quebec

We're covering everything you need to know about probate, including when it’s required, what you can do before you pass to make probate easier on your family, probate fees, and how to probate a will in Quebec if you’re ever the liquidator of someone’s estate.

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Succession planning glossary

Here are some of the most common succession planning terms in Quebec and what they mean for your succession.

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Naming the liquidator of your will and the duties of a liquidator

Discussing the duties of a liquidator and how you should choose one for your will in Quebec.

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