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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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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Selling Your Israeli Apartment? Do this first!

Israeli real estate

There are many issues to check before selling an Israeli apartment. Today’s blog post will focus on title issues and how our office will help you with your bottom line! Israel does not have title insurance; instead, attorneys handle the title work from A to Z. A clean title increases the value of the apartment, and…

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Tips for Renting in Israel

Renting an apartment in Israel can be a trying experience. “Renter Beware” should be your mantra, as many things can go wrong during the rental period and it’s best to address the potential mines in advance. Even if you speak Hebrew, or use Google translate, it’s advisable to retain an Israeli law office, like ours,…

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