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Differences between marriage, common-law or civil union

  In Quebec, there are 3 different ways to unite for couples: common law, civil union and marriage (religious or civil).  Even if it may seem trivial and we think that it is still a couple that unites, there may be significant differences, especially when it comes to...

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Testament(Will) made before marriage in Quebec

  I pronounce you husband and wife... by law.  That's a strange sentence, isn't it?  Yet, whether you like it or not, being married means having legal rights and obligations.  Which ones?  To do this, you can consult your notary and read the following lines. To begin,...

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A romantic place, get married at Parc Jean-Drapeau in Montreal

Jean Drapeau Park in Montreal is a unique place to celebrate your wedding in a place that will make you dream.  Whether it is the Biosphère, the illuminated Casino de Montréal or the Downtown area, you will be amazed by the choice for the most beautiful of ceremonies!...

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Couples – Living in a Common-Law Union

Did you know that Quebec is the second province in Canada with the highest number of common-law couples?  Although common-law partners have no obligation to each other, is it really a good thing to have this status?  At what level?  Are there any obligations?  Learn...

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Wedding band Montreal. Who can celebrate a marriage in Quebec?

Wedding band Montreal, Laval. Longueuil. Looking for your future wedding bands or a marriage celebrant at an affordable price? Read the following. Civil marriage can now be celebrated in front of a notary, a clerk, a mayor, or other authorized wedding officiant.  But...

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Advantages of a marriage contract

Why make a marriage contract?  A marriage contract allows the spouses to choose their matrimonial regime, to take decisions in the event of death to meet the different needs of the couple.  So, this is an element that should not be neglected when you proceed with your...

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Marriage contract in Quebec

In a marriage contract, the spouses and future spouses can choose their matrimonial regime, indicate who will receive property after the death of one of the spouses, and provide for gifts to one of the spouses or to the children. Couples in a civil union can have a...

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The marriage ceremony in Quebec

  Marriage is a formal event. An official must perform the ceremony, and at least two witnesses must be present. The official is called an "officiant" or a "celebrant." The couple can change some parts of the ceremony to make it more personal. But the couple and the...

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Civil marriage or Civil union – the differences

Often mixed at first glance, civil marriage and civil union each have their differences.  However, in Quebec, both types of unions have the same rights and obligations.  However, is there a better choice for a couple wishing to show their love? Origins Almost everyone...

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Is a marriage without getting into debt possible?

Often than usual, getting married means spending a lot of money celebrating a couple's love.  If you count the services of a wedding officiant, the ceremony hall, paying the DJ or band, banquets, bar, decorations, it can quickly rise and sometimes lead to debt... But...

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Procedure for getting married in Quebec

The process of celebrating a marriage or civil union in Quebec requires some preparation and sometimes conditions to be respected.  What kind? Please note that in Quebec, the legal age for marriage is 16 years (18 for the civil union).  However, minors who marry must...

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How to cancel marriages and civil unions?

Marriage and civil union are among the important steps a couple takes to express their love.  However, like anything else, it may not always work as expected.  Divorce?  Possible... but the annulment of the marriage can also be a solution, in some situations! Reasons...

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Common-law partners are single persons

Recent studies by the Chamber of Notaries testify to the widespread misperceptions among common-law couples.  Many people think that after a certain period of common life, they are married according to the law. However, they are still single!  At least, from a legal...

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Notice of publication civil marriage or civil union

Publication to the Registrar of Civil Status. When a couple decides to marry or to unite civilly, they must make public their intention known to the Registrar of civil status.  It is a requirement governed by the law.  Here are all the details that surround the...

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Notary to celebrate my civil marriage

For many couples, marriage is a way to show their love at its highest level.  Ceremony, limousine, banquet, cutting the cake together, honeymoon... But today, marriage is as a legal matter as a love story.  Who better than a notary to better guide you in your union?...

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Legal marriage in Canada

You decided to get married?  Congratulations!  If you live in Canada, there are a few conditions and steps you can take to be able to unite in a legal way. For the conditions, futures spouses must both be 16 years old and older, must not be family-related (there are...

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To make a civil marriage at the Montreal Courthouse

Civil marriage and civil union celebration take place in a solemn place in which the celebrant unite by the bonds of marriage or by the bonds of civil union those who wish to unite according to the law.  Courthouse civil marriage or the celebration of your civil...

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