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Israeli Inheritance Distribution Agreement

You may be pleasantly surprised to learn that as the beneficiary of an Israeli inheritance under a valid uncontested Will, you can create a distribution agreement with the other beneficiaries of the Israeli inheritance, and control how you receive the...

Israeli Inheritance for Americans 101

This is a guide to the Israeli inheritance process for those of you in the US or anywhere else outside of Israel, who have inherited Israeli property, whether an Israeli apartment or an Israeli bank account. First things first: the...

How to Get Your Israeli Inheritance Step by Step

Inheritance is the transfer of property, monies, assets, rights and debts to heirs (or beneficiaries) after death. Unlike the movies, where the family gathers in a wood paneled office for a formal will reading, the transfer of your Israeli inheritance...

Legal Opinion on US Law for Israeli Inheritance

Clients often wonder why I need to submit a legal opinion on "foreign law" to the Israeli family court, during an Israeli probate process. This is simple: if a decedent passes away OUTSIDE of Israel, but leaves Israeli assets, Israeli...

Israeli Estate Planning: Tip 1 – Gather Your Information

The most essential tip that I can give when thinking about organizing your finances and estate planning is to gather your important information. Start with this estate planning checklist: Do you have a list of banks accounts in Israel including...

Could You be the Heir to this View?

Chanukah is the ideal holiday to contemplate an Israeli inheritance windfall. Many people dream of winning the lottery, but few people realize that they may already hold a winning ticket, by having the rights to inherit long forgotten abandoned Israeli...

Make an Enduring Israeli Power of Attorney Remotely

This is the critical update we've been waiting for that enables you to make an Israeli enduring power of attorney (EPA) from the comfort of your home, completely remotely, and to appoint your children in the United States, UK, South...

The Process of Making an Israeli Enduring Power of Attorney

The Israeli enduring power of attorney has to be drawn up by an Israeli lawyer who has gone through in-depth training by the Ministry of Justice and has been certified to draft this important document. A quick word about the...