Notary Montreal
Law on Capacities and Persons Commercial Law Real Estate Law

Notary Montreal

Notary Montreal, Dumais & Giard Notaires inc. offers its clients a cumulative total of more than 75 years of experience in notarial practice.

Me Christian Giard Mtre Christian Giard, LL.B. D.D.N. 1987 graduated from the Université de Montréal in 1987. He practices mainly real estate law, serving companies as well as individuals. He also offers related services such as preparation of mandates or wills, and organization of companies. He belongs to several associations of business people, and spends considerable time developing the firm’s clientele. He makes sure that clients are satisfied when they leave our offices … and when they come back for other services!
Me Geneviève Godin Mtre Geneviève Godin, LL.B. D.D.N. 2002 graduated as a notary in 2002. With her warm heart and attentive ear, she can comfort and guide you in unhappy times. She practices law on capacities and persons, estate law of succession, and non-contentious matters (incapacity, tutorship, curatorship. In happier times, she even performs civil marriages in our offices, and anywhere in Québec!
Me Jaime Lerakis Mtre Jaime Lerakis, LL.B. D.D.N. 2006 joined the Dumais & Giard team to do her pre-admission internship in 2006. Since then, she has been responsible for commercial and residential transactions. She also works in the field of protection of individuals: drafting fiduciary and other wills, protective mandates in case of incapacity, estate settlement and non-contentious matters. She performs civil marriages, adapting the ceremony to suit each couple.
Me Josianne Gelfusa Mtre Josianne Gelfusa, LL.B. D.D.N. 2008 has belonged to the Chambre des notaires du Québec since 2008, and has been part of the firm since May of 2007. She performs real estate transactions of all kinds: residential, agricultural, and commercial, among others. She is particularly gifted at drafting wills and mandates in case of incapacity that meet the needs of each particular case. She works in French, English, and Italian (her first language). As well, Mtre Gelfusa co-authored the article Domicile et Résidence in the volume Personne et Famille of the encyclopedia JurisClasseur Québec.
Me Marcella De Piano Mtre Marcella De Piano, LL.B. D.D.N. 2012  was admitted to the notarial practice in 2012. Having obtained her Bachelor of Civil Law (LL.B.) degree and her Diploma of Notarial Law (D.D.N.) from the University of Montreal, Mtre De Piano completed her pre-licensing internship with the notarial study Dumais & Giard in 2012. Her practice focuses primarily on estate settlement, non-contentious proceedings such as probate, institution of protective supervision and homologation of mandates in the anticipation of incapacity, and corporate law. She is proficient in English, French, and Italian.
Collaborator in Real Estate : Karine Laberge

Notary Montreal have built a professional team that can offer you a broad range of legal services, specifically in three major fields: capacities and persons, commercial law, and real estate law.

Our priority is to offer our clients a gamut of diverse legal services and to direct them toward the qualified professionals best equipped to meet their needs.
Notary MontrealDumais & Giard Notaires inc. is composed of its two founders and a team of young professionals, pairing experience with dynamism. This combination enables us to generate sound and innovative ideas to deal with all your legal concerns.