The law in Quebec recognizes three types of wills: notarized, holograph and before witnesses. Each type of will is subject to various conditions. Each person must have their own will. Couples are not permitted to have a joint will. The only exception is the testamentary provision in a marriage or civil union contract under which the spouses appoint each other as their respective heirs.Read more »
Building and maintaining an up-to-date and tax efficient estate plan ensures clients’ property and health care wishes are honoured when they become incapable and also provides their wishes are documented and honoured after death. In order to fully maximize an estate plan an understanding of the tax, trust and estate rules is essential.