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My Dad was an American citizen who lived in New York. When

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My Dad was an American citizen who lived in New York. When my Mom diode and he sold their house, he came to live with me in Quebec, but maintained my sister's address in the Bronx as his "official" residence. His credit cards, bank accounts, pension cheques, pills, tax payments, etc. all used the Bronx address. He died in April at a residence in St. Lambert and was sent back to the States for burial.
Can his will be probated in Quebec?
Michael Bunyar (###) ###-####
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Canada Law
Expert:  Debra replied 10 months ago.

Does he have any assets in Quebec?

How long has he lived with you for?

Was he a permanent resident?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
No assets in Quebec
He lived with me for about 6 years
He had no legal status in Quebec. He was here as a visitor.
Expert:  Debra replied 10 months ago.

Then you cannot probate the Will in Quebec and it would not make much sense to do so in any event as you would have to probate it as well where the assets are.

I am sorry for your loss.

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