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Will & Testament

Virtual Witnessing

Do Wills Need to Be Notarized? What Is the Process to Notarize a Will for In-Person and Virtual Witnessing?

A will is a legal document that sets out your wishes on how your estate should be taken care of and distributed after your passing. It takes into effect when you have passed. You are not legally...

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Clarifying Terms for Edmontonians: Wills, Enduring Powers of Attorney, and Personal Directives

Disclaimer: this blog post is not intended to provide any legal advice or to create a solicitor-client relationship, but merely to offer information for residents of Edmonton, Alberta. It can be...

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Remote Online Notarization

Virtual Witnessing and Execution of Documents in British Columbia: Notary Pro’s Secure Remote Notary Service

As of May 20, 2020, the Provincial Government of British Columbia issued two emergency orders that permit the virtual witnessing of Wills and Powers of Attorney via remote online notary...

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Will & Testament

Why do I need an affidavit of execution for my Will or power of attorney?

An Affidavit of Execution is a notarized document which is signed by the person who witnessed your Last Will and Testament or Power of Attorney, and then notarized by a licensed lawyer and notary...

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Remote Online Notarization

Power of Attorney Virtual Witnessing via Video

Up until very recently, Power of Attorneys were required to be signed and witnessed in-person. Due to the COVID outbreak, as of April 2020, the Ontario Ministry of the Attorney General is now...

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Remote Online Notarization

Ontario allows notaries to witness Wills remotely via online video

Notary Pro offers Canada's first online Will notarization service As of April 2020, the Ontario government now legally allows legal professionals (such as notary publics) to virtually witness the...

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Who can witness my Will? (in Ontario)

Signing a Last Will and Testament in Ontario? Not sure about who can be your witness? Here are the rules: A typed Will has to be dated and signed in front of two witnesses. The two witnesses...

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Notary Public

Who can witness a Power of Attorney? (in Ontario)

Last updated: Sept. 2020 There are specific rules and restrictions about who can witness a Power of Attorney in Ontario. Did you know that Notary Pro offers virtual witnessing services and can...

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