About Julie Lévesque
Julie Lévesque notary will provide you the security and the peace of mind you need.
Current legislation outlines various arrangements to protect those who are incapacitated. These arrangements – legal guardianship, tutorship for adults, advisors, authorized representatives – take into account the degree of total or partial incapacity, and whether the condition is temporary or permanent.
Your notary can advise you and knows which procedures to follow to ensure that the disabled person benefits from all the protections provided by the law.
In all cases, the notary will act on behalf of the incapacitated person and obtain the required medical and psychosocial assessments in order to verify the degree of incapacity.
If an incapacity condition exists, the notary will initiate procedures so that the designated representative starts performing his/her duties. Otherwise, the notary will organize meetings among relatives, colleagues and friends, prepare the required notifications, documentation, etc. in order to assign a guardian or tutor.
Since 1989, the law allows any adult to designate, through a legal mandate, the person or persons who will be authorized to manage assets and provide care in the event of incapacity.
This legal mandate is highly flexible as it includes many choices for the beneficiary. It allows you to divide and specify responsibilities for your representative or representatives according to your particular family and financial situation.
For example, with the advice of your notary, you could:
The legal mandate is the only protection plan that you can adapt perfectly to your needs and to your family needs.
Your notary is a specialist when it comes to protection plans. Your notary will provide all pertinent advice with respect to all advantages and the flexibility that a legal mandate offers.