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 Civil Status after registration of your marriage in the Quebec Registry of Civil Status. Following the celebration of your marriage, you will need to order your marriage certificate.

The marriage contract

The marriage contract is a legal document that allows you to expressly select a matrimonial regime, often a regime other than the default regime. The marriage contract can be made before or after the marriage and must be signed by both spouses. The marriage contract can also allow donations to be made and have provisions written in case of death. It can also be changed at any provided that both spouses agree.

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