Downey HastirNotaries

About us

The study of Robert Downey, notary offers to his clients all the notarial services required since more then 40 years. You can count on the experience and professionalism of himself and his staff. Assisting clients, their families and enterprises in important stages of their lifes, we strive in offering quality legal services and building a lasting relationship based on trust and availability.

You want to buy or finance a property. You would like assistance to settle and estate. You can personalize your marriage. You need to express your wishes in case of incapacity or death. You have a legal matter that needs to be solved. Call Mtre Robert DOWNEY.

Maître Robert Downey notary

Robert Downey, notary, received his licence in law in 1974, his notarial degree in 1975 and is a graduate of the University of Sherbrooke.

Notary Downey represents his clients in corporate and residential laws. His field of practice is incorporations of companies, sales, hypothecs, wills, mandates and power of attorney. He guides families in the judicial procedures of settling estates.

Available, professional, back by many years of experience, Robert Downey, notary, always offers the best legal services in French and English to the population of the area.

Véronique Hastir, notary, completed her bachelor in law in 2010 and her degree in notarial law in 2011 at Sherbrooke University.

Notary Hastir guides her clients in their judicial needs and specializes in corporate and real estate law. Responding to the needs of her clients in a personal approach, she offers her legal services for wills and mandates.

Recently appointed notary, Véronique Hastir is known to analyse and being able to find new solutions for her clients.

Working with Robert Downey, notary, for the since 2012, she is bilingual.

Maître Véronique Hastir notary

Our Services

Real Estate

  • Promise to purchase
  • Purchase
  • Hypothec and Refinancing
  • Undivided co-ownership
  • Servitude
  • Discharge and release of mortgages

Matrimonial Rights

  • Marriage and civil union
  • Marriage contract
  • Common law agreement

Corporate and Commercial Law

  • Incorporation
  • Incorporation of professionals (doctors, dentists, etc.)
  • Annual meetings of corporations
  • Sale of business
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Moveable hypothec
  • Dissolution of corporation

Settlement of Estate

  • Will searches
  • Acceptance or renunciation
  • Appointment of liquidator
  • Inventory
  • Deed of transmission
  • Rendering of account
  • Partition


  • Mandate in case of incapacity

Court Procedures

  • Homologation of mandates
  • Appointment of curator to a person major
  • Probate of wills
  • Acquisitive Prescription
  • Modification of civil status
  • Judicial discharge

Estate Planning

  • Personal consultation
  • Writing of will
  • Writing of a trust

Power of attorney and affidavit

  • Power of attorney
  • Sworn statements

Family mediation


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Contact information

Downey Hastir Notaries

85, Queen St.,
Sherbrooke (Qc) J1M 1J3
(Lennoxville around)


Fax: 819-563-7434