This article provides you with information about how to choose a Jerusalem divorce lawyer and what to consider in this process.  All issues regarding family and divorce fall under the authority of the Israeli Ministry of Justice.  Often divorce involves division of assets, custody of children, visitation arrangements, and more.   Rabbinical and Family Courts Contrary…

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This article provides you with information about a Jerusalem family lawyer who can help with all your family law needs. All issues regarding family law fall under the auspices of the Israeli Ministry of Justice. Issues that Fall Under Family Law There are numerous issues that fall under family law.  These range from marriage, including…

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In the Harassment Prevention Law, 2001 the legislature provided a legal procedure for filing a restraining order against a person who is harassing in a threatening way. The law states that harassment can consist of: following someone, stalking or observing them, offensive threats made in writing or orally, defamation, harming property, etc. In this article,…

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This article will discuss the issuance of a succession order for restitution of assets for heirs of Holocaust victims. Obtaining Restitution of a Holocaust Victim’s Assets In order to obtain restitution for assets, you first need to prove that you are an heir of the Holocaust victim who has assets in Israel.  While we have…

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An Exit Delay Order from Israel prevents Israelis from leaving the country for work, health, family visits, religious purposes, or even for recreation and leisure. It also infringes on freedom of movement, which is guaranteed in the Basic Law of Human Dignity and Liberty. What happens if you are served with an Exit Delay Order…

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All you need to know about finding a notary in Jerusalem Looking for a notary in Jerusalem? Or maybe, more specifically, a US notary in Jerusalem? This article will help you better understand a notary’s role in Israel, and how to find the right one for your needs. We will start by shortly covering topics…

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What is an Order of Discharge? According to Israeli law, at the conclusion of the debtor’s process, after the debtor paid his debts according to the payment plan prescribed him, the Court grants him the Order of Discharge. This order grants the debtor the opportunity to start a new chapter in his life, as he…

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Revocation of Israeli citizenship obtained under false pretenses is an authority granted to the Minister of the Interior by the Citizenship Law. The law offices of Cohen, Decker, Pex, Brosh specialize in obtaining legal status in Israel. In previous articles we have discussed renouncing Israeli citizenship voluntarily. In this article, attorney Michael Decker explains the…

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Receiving an Inheritance Order or a Probate Order is essential in order for the property of the testator (hereby: “the estate”) to be divided amongst different heirs. In this article we will discuss the various procedures associated with granting these orders. To whom does one submit the request for receiving the order? What is required…

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Spousal support (hereby: “alimony”) in Jewish law is known as “women’s alimony.” The obligation to pay alimony according to Jewish law applies only to the husband towards his wife, and not the other way around. In this article we will discuss the extent of the obligation, the various boundaries and causes to nullify it. The…

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