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 estate. Let’s look at an example. A father passed away leaving three apartments in…

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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 Israeli Land Registry and Israeli banks will not transfer your relative’s Israeli property based on…

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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 is far more understated and about following procedure. The first thing to ascertain is whether…

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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 law requires that a legal opinion on the law of the country, where the person…

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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 Africa or anywhere else in the world to be your agents. Together with an Israeli…

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A Personal Message

Dear Clients, Colleagues and Friends, Over the last weeks, the State of Israel has been attacked by terrorists in the most horrific manner. We have suffered large numbers of civilian casualties. The terrorists who invaded Israel committed unthinkable atrocities and have taken a huge number of hostages. In response to these unspeakable attacks, Israel is…

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