Before you write a Will
There are three distinct steps in writing a Will; The Preparation, the writing and the Executing of your Will. This article focuses on the first stage; all the things you need to think about before you even start to prepare your Will. Your key appointments should be consulted before you include them in your Will. Or you run the risk of the appointee refusing to act, and the courts making the decision for you.
Preparing to write your Will
Before your write your Last Will and Testament it is a good idea to consider your key appointments and the distribution of your legacy.
The Liquidator of your Will
The term Liquidator is unique in Canada to Québec. The rest of Canada uses the title Executor or Personal Representative. This is the person with the responsibility to carry out the instructions in the Will. If you do not have a Will, the Liquidator is appointed by the courts.
Quebec Will Kit
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