Services

Services Available from A Lake Country Notary::

  • Affidavits for all documents required at a Public Registry within BC contain facts that you swear under oath or affirm in front of a Notary or commissioner of oaths
  • Authorization of Minor Child Travel has become more important as Family Laws evolve; make sure you have notarized documents stating that you have the permission of the other parent to take the child out of the country and the appropriate documentation to return to Canada
  • Certified True Copies of Documents are endorsed by a Notary as true copies of a primary document
  • Execution/Authentications of International Documents:  some international documents may have complex requirements regarding translation and authentication; check with your Notary about this possibility
  • Contracts and Agreements:  Notaries offer services for contracts and agreements regarding the purchase, sale, mortgage or refinance of a home, manufactured home, or the purchaser’s side of a foreclosure
  • Notaries can also help you prepare a Real Estate Disclosure Statement and required Strata forms and documentation in the event that you decide to list your without an agent
  • Property Transfers: Notaries can set up and complete both Residential and Commercial Real Estate Transfers
  • Restrictive covenants, easements, and builder’s liens can be registered on or removed from title by a Notary
  • Notaries can also support your work with Subdivision and Statutory Building Schemes as well as Zoning Applications
  • Notaries can draw and execute commercial leases, lease assignments, and agreements for Purchase and Sale
  • Personal Property Security Agreements, where justified, can be crafted by a Notary, and can provide a 3rd party with a security interest in someone else’s personal property
  • Power of Attorney allows a capable adult to appoint someone to handle financial and legal matters on their behalf; there are various types of Powers of Attorney, and you can govern when they come into effect, and when they expire
  • Letters of Invitation for Foreign Travel for visitors from foreign countries may need to be notarized; the visitor should check with the Canadian consulate in their home country
  • Health Care Declarations and Representation Agreements can be prepared or updated by Notaries to properly reflect your current and future health-care preferences
  • Estate Planning:  Families are much more diverse, now; non-traditional families are more common, including common-law, stepfamilies, single parents and same-sex couples; Ensure your legal documents relating to home ownership, wills, powers of attorney and representation agreements reflect your relationships and wishes for the future
  • Wills Preparation, searches and registration can be done for any client over the age of 19 (with a couple of exceptions)
  • Lake Country Notary Services is a Certified provider of Executor and Probate Services
  • Execution, Authentication and Notarization of Documents and Statutory DeclarationsMany types of documents such as those for international travel or international property transfers need to be executed, authenticated, notarized or Attested (declared) by a Notary
  • Insurance Loss Declarations which require Notarization can be prepared
  • Marine Bills of Sale and Mortgages and Protestationsthese services usually apply to the purchase and mortgage of ‘float homes’
  • A Lake Country Notary is a certified provider of Mediation Services in British Columbia.  Mediation can significantly reduce your costs in any dispute and in some cases is required prior to getting a hearing date in some BC courts