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Declaration of legal heirs

The declaration of legal heirs or inheritance allows you to draw up a list of the deceased's heirs within the meaning of the Civil Code of Quebec...more

  1. Answer the questionnaire
  2. Print your declaration of legal heirs
  3. Sign
Starting from
Starting
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$75

Available options

Appointment of liquidator $35
Signature of the sworn statement by an heir before a notary of Notaire-Direct in Montreal.
No discount or credit is applicable to this option.
$50
Questionnaires review with a member of our legal team
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$30

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Description

  • When a person dies without leaving a Will or leaving an incomplete Will, the declaration of legal heirs will allow you to list the heirs of the deceased as provided in the Civil Code of Quebec.
  • The declaration is used when dealing with different stakeholders such as:
    • banks;
    • credit unions;
    • insurance companies;
    • or for claims of assets or others.
  • In this same document, the heirs can also proceed with the appointement of a liquidator who will administer the estate assets.
  • This declaration of legal heirs is accepted by various institutions, but some institutions, according to their internal policies, require that the sworn statement attached to this document be signed before a notary. It is therefore best to first check with the institution in which the deceased held assets before completing this document online.
  • The Civil Code of Quebec does not require that the declaration of legal heirs be notarized. However, Mouvement Desjardins, when the assets of the deceased are $25,000 or more, requests a notarized declaration of legal heirs.
  • For more information and more complex situations, we invite you to contact  .

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* These fees may be changed within a 60-day notice and in accordance with section 71 of the Code of ethics of notaries.

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