What to Do in the Event of Death.

How to Settle a Succession

Ministère de la Justice

Generally speaking, the liquidator of a succession is named in the will. If there is no liquidator, the heirs may appoint a liquidator among themselves by a majority decision. If you have been named liquidator, you will have to administer the deceased property and settle the succession.

Main steps is involved in liquidating a succession, for example: obtain death certificate and will search certificates from the Chambre des notaires and the Barreau du Québec.  Before disposing of property, the liquidator must request authorization from Revenu Québec by completing and submitting the Notice before Distribution of the Property of an Estate form.

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