Prearranged funeral services or sepulture This hyperlink will open in a new window.
Information from the Office de la protection du consommateur

To minimize the complications for your loved ones in the event of your death, you can purchase a contract for prearranged funeral services or a prearranged sepulture.

Advance medical directives This hyperlink will open in a new window.

Advance medical directives enable you to give advance consent for appropriate medical care in situations where you would be unable to do so.

Donating organs and tissues This hyperlink will open in a new window.

If you wish to donate organs and tissues upon your death, you must inform your family of your wishes. Donating organs is a way to save lives and help others recover their health.

Donating your body to science This hyperlink will open in a new window.

If certain conditions are met, you may donate your body after death to an academic institution to be used for teaching or research.

Mandate, power of attorney This hyperlink will open in a new window.
Information from the Ministère de la Justice

Any mandate given by a person during his or her lifetime is automatically terminated upon the person’s death, whether it is a protection mandate (formerly referred to as a “mandate in anticipation of incapacity”) or any other type of mandate. Consequently, you can no longer use a power of attorney (including a banking power of attorney) after the death of the person who gave it to you.

Will This hyperlink will open in a new window.
Information from the Ministère de la Justice

Your will is the official document in which you specify who will inherit your property after your death and how it will be divided among your heirs.

Tutorship to a child This hyperlink will open in a new window.
Information from the Curateur public du Québec

The legal tutors to a child under age 18 are, by default, the child’s parents. You are responsible for the protection, education and wellbeing of any children under your tutorship, as well as for administering their patrimony and exercising their civil rights, until they turn 18.

Parents may appoint a tutor to their minor children in the event of their death.