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Can your favorite notary celebrate your wedding in the South?

Unfortunately, no, because he has no jurisdiction. The notary is granted the power to celebrate marriages thanks to the Civil Code of Quebec, which has scope only in Quebec. So even if you ask him/her to come and celebrate your wedding on a beautiful beach in the Caribbean, your wedding will not be recognized in […]

True or False : I can marry my stepsister if she is adopted

False.  But under certain conditions, it might be true. Federal law has jurisdiction over marriage laws, and the Marriage (Prohibited Degrees) Act, S.C. 1990, c. 46 says that it is prohibited to marry our brother or sister, whether they are adopted or not (art. 2: «No person shall marry another person if they are related lineally, […]