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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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 contact details? Do you have a list of bank accounts outside of Israel including contact…

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Israeli Inheritance = Israeli Probate

Israeli Real Estate Inheritance

What is Israeli probate and why do you need it? Clients are often surprised that they have to go through the lengthy Israeli probate process. Some clients are named as personal representatives in the US and think this will apply to the Israeli estate that they have inherited. Some clients are named executors in the…

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