FRENCH NOTARY DEEDS: INHERIT, BUY, SELL FRENCH PROPERTY

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Your French uncle died and left you a substantial sum of money. Or you are buying or selling an apartment in Paris. You live in California, and don’t wish to travel to France.

The good news is that we can handle the paperwork here in Los Angeles. Your French notaire will prepare and send us a “procuration” (power of attorney) for you to accept the estate, or buy or sell real property. He or she will then ask you to have a “local authority” receive your signature on this document.

Catherine Parker, who is both a California attorney and a Notary Public, is such a “local authority.” Moreover, she is also a member of the Bar of Paris, France. She can explain and discuss with you the legal meaning under French law of the documents you are signing.

We follow the guidelines of the professional organizations of the Notaires de France. If you are not fluent in French, we provide the required translations. This allows us to offer you full service support with regard to French notarial documents.