Family patrimony is a very important concept to know and understand when you want to get married or civilly united in Quebec. Family patrimony is different from the matrimonial regime that you will choose by default or by marriage contract. Definition of family patrimony Family patrimony is a set of property constituted from marriage or…

There are several conditions to be met to get married in Quebec. Whether for a civil marriage or a religious marriage, the prospective spouses must respect conditions of age, absence of kinship, marital ties, consent and attendance at the ceremony. The legal age for getting married in Quebec The legal age for marriage is 18…

In Quebec, there are two types of marriage, civil marriage and religious marriage. These two types of marriage create the same duties and obligations for the spouses, one to the other. The same articles of the Civil Code of Quebec must be read to the spouses in both types of marriage, and the course of…

In my daily practise, I find that many people confuse a marriage certificate with a marriage contract. These two documents relate to marriage, but their use and purpose is quite distinct. The marriage certificate The marriage certificate is an official document that proves your marriage. In Quebec, this document is issued by the Registrar of…

Do you intend to sell your property in the next few weeks or months? Did you have a mortgage which has not yet been cancelled? You need to obtain a discharge. In this article, I will explain to you what a discharge is, who should pay for it, how much it costs and why it…

Taking care of settling an estate cannot be improvised and requires great meticulousness. Besides you need to know and comply with certain laws and regulations. I invite you to contact me at 514-903-8560 to settle the estate of a deceased person. The steps of estate settlement Obtain proof of death Make a will search Verify…

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