?? She has not refused to send anything, she has merely refused to notarize them. I have no idea what you think that means, but it isn't even possible. All she can do is provide copies of the documents, they cannot be 'notarized' after the fact. There would have been witnesses or a notarization at he time, that is all that you are entitled to.The lawyer DID make a mistake if you have past due utility bills, since those should have been paid as part of the closing process, when a reconciliation is done and all outstanding bills paid off. If that was not done correctly you MAY have a lawsuit against the lawyer who handled the closing.
There are some exceptions, for example in the City of Winnipeg, unpaid water charges can be added to the tax bill, which does follow the home and not the owner. Therefore, whenever we do a transaction in the City of Winnipeg,
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You are entitled to copies of any contractual documents you may have signed, like mortgage documents, title documents, etc. Generally speaking you are not entitled to get notarized/certified copies of these documents without paying an additional fee for the notarization. (Unless you mean documents you signed in front of a Notary.) I would suggest you write one further letter to your lawyer stating that if you do not receive the documents you signed within two weeks of the date of your letter it is your intention to file a complaint with the Law Society of BC. (This works like a charm, trust me.)I can't speak for BC laws per se, as I am in Manitoba, but generally speaking utitlity accounts follow the account holder not the property. There are some exceptions, for example in the City of Winnipeg, unpaid water charges can be added to the tax bill, which does follow the home and not the owner. Therefore, whenever we do a transaction in the City of Winnipeg, the Purchasers lawyer will impose a trust condition that the Sellers lawyer provide proof of payment of the final water bill. @ Quizzard: Actually, in Canada, Notaries can certify something to be a true copy of the original document with their signature and seal, which we casually call notarizing a document.