When you need to settle an estate following the death of a loved one, a notary is your natural ally. The task may seem daunting, if not impossible, when you’re in mourning. That’s why we’re here to support you. We can help you in understanding certain principles, including the solvency of a succession, the obligations and responsibilities of the liquidator (executor), and the different steps and their time restraints.

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How a notary can help you in settling an estate

What exactly does a notary do when you ask them for help with settling an estate (also known as a succession)? Here is a brief overview:

  • Will search
  • Meet with heirs and liquidators to provide legal advice
  • Prepare an inventory of the deceased’s assets
  • Renunciation to the estate
  • Declaration of heredity
  • Declaration of transmission
  • Naming a liquidator
  • Renunciation to the charge of liquidator
  • Support in settling the estate
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Personalized support

The role of the notary depends on your needs. We can offer you legal advice, draw up the necessary documents, and publish them in the appropriate registers, and support you in the process of liquidating an estate.

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Probating a will

When the deceased leaves a holographic (handwritten) or witnessed will, it must be probated to render it valid—a procedure we can perform. Don’t hesitate to call us if necessary.

In any case, a notary can support you in various ways at these difficult times. Let us help by relieving you of the legal burden.

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