A notary writes a notarial will. The notary is responsible for making sure that all the formalities have been satisfied. A notarial will is more difficult to contest, but it costs more to write.
The notary must:
The notary keeps the original copy of the will, so the heirs do not have to go looking for it. The notary also registers the will in the Registre des dispositions testamentaires et des mandats du Québec (Quebec Register of Wills and Mandates).
ContestChallenge the will in court.