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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.
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.
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.
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.
In this article, we explain everything you need to know about holographic wills in Quebec, as well as why it may be a good option for you.
In this article, we'll look at your options for making a will, the pros and cons of each, and how much you can expect to pay to get a will that meets your needs.
In this article, we will address frequently asked questions about the TFSA in Quebec. In summary, we will explain what happens to your TFSA after your death, how to include it in your will and how it is transferred to your estate.
What does it mean to be named as a pet guardian in a will? In this article we’ll break down all the ins and outs of pet guardianship in Quebec.
In this article, we'll discuss everything you need to know about the liquidator, his or her role in the estate and how it affects you as a legatee or as an heir.
So you’ve been named as a liquidator – what does that mean for you? In this article we’ll cover everything you need to know about being a liquidator in Quebec.
So you’ve been named as a tutor for minor children in a will – what does that mean for you? In this article we’ll cover everything you need to know about tutorship in Quebec.
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?
Here are some of the most common succession planning terms in Quebec and what they mean for your succession.
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.
In this article we cover the basics around naming legatees and passing on legacies in your will.
Have you ever wondered what would happen if you died without a will? What would happen to your belongings? In this article, we’ll cover what happens when you die without a will and when you should consider making yours.
While it may be difficult to think about someone else raising your child, naming a tutor can help secure their future, in the event something happens to you.
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.
Discussing the duties of a liquidator and how you should choose one for your will 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.
It's important to keep your estate plan documents updated. Willful Membership makes it simple and easy to maintain an up-to-date estate plan.
Having an outdated will could be a costly mistake. Read about the importance of keeping an up-to-date will and what you need to do after it’s updated.
Assigning roles and responsibilities in your estate plan is challenging. Here's what to consider when choosing your liquidators, tutors, legatees, and more.
In Canadian law, not all relationships and health care needs are treated the same way. Here are some special estate planning considerations for 2SLGBTQIA+ couples and individuals.
Make sure your wishes are accounted for with a comprehensive end-of-life plan. Use this guide to end-of-life planning in Quebec to provide clarity and guidance to your loved ones.
Learn about the key differences between wills and living trusts in Quebec so you can decide which of these common estate planning documents is best for you.