Papineau Avocats Inc.

Answers to your questions and efficient counseling in order to solve or prevent your legal problems.

Papineau Avocats Inc.

Codos, everything you should know 2008



by André M. Benoît, Yves Joli-Coeur and Yves Papineau
Wilson & Lafleur ltée, ISBN: 2-89127-885-0, 2008, 208 p.


All you need to know about co-ownership in a pocket book (english version).

  • Difference between private portions and common portions.
  • How are the expenses pertaining to common portions («condo fees») divided ?
  • May I change my flooring?
  • Are pets allowed?
  • Rules pertaining to notices to attend the meeting of co-owners.
  • Modification of the by-laws and majorities required.
  • What can be done if a co-owner does not pay his (or her) condo fees?
  • The role of the syndicate.
  • What should be verified prior to purchasing a condo?
  • Purchasing a new condo or an already existing unit.
  • Amounts to put into the contingency fund.
  • … and many other answers to your questions.

If you wish to order this book, you can go on line or by phone 514-875-6326 or (free of charge) 1-800-363-2327.

What's new ?

  • A guarantee giving way to interpretation

    Look at the article from  February 21st 2017 broadcast of La Facture. Mᵉ  Papineau gives his expert opinion on the subject.

  • Administrateur de condo, tout ce qu'il faut savoir

    A 2017 revised and updated edition of this book published in 2012 by Mᵉ Papineau is now available at Wilson & Lafleur.  

  • Colloque franco-québécois sur la copropriété (sept. 2016)

    See the article from the 2016 november edition of Le Journal du Barreau Du Québec.


  • Une garantie qui laisse place à l'interprétation

    By Yvan Lamontagne, at La facture(February 21st 2017) The video of this La Facture broadcast is...

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  • The notice of a legal hypothec from a syndicate of co-owners

    by Mᵉ Maxime Laflamme, Papineau Avocats Inc. A co-owner fails to pay his common expenses dues....

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  • Colloque franco-québécois sur la copropriété (sept. 2016)

    C’est à l’hôtel St-James à Montréal que s’est déroulé les 29 et 30 septembre dernier le colloque...

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  • Copropriété: un secteur aux débouchés intéressants

    by Philippe Samson, le Journal - Barreau du Québec, october 2016 Dans un contexte où l’emploi dans le...

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  • Hidden defects

    "Les Éclaireurs" radio broadcast with Mᵉ Serge Abud. Every buyer fears that his new house has mold...

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  • AirBnB: verify the declaration of co-ownership

    Mᵉ Serge Abud of Papineau Avocats Inc. explains the legal consequences of renting your apartment...

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  • La Facture: Condos without structure plans

    7155 ave. M.B. Jodoin Anjou (Qc). Mᵉ Papineau is participating as an expert. (± 17 min)...

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