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Mediation procedure – the efficient and cheapest way to resolve disputes

Mediation Procedure (hereinafter: “Mediation”) is a process that can be very helpful throughout our lives. A person’s life is full of conflicts with various parties, whether it be between colleagues, spouses or neighbors. It is undesirable and impractical to resolve every dispute with a judicial case. Conflict management in courts have a high mental and…

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Joint Parenting Agreement

Our world is constantly changing, even the traditionally nuclear family consisting of a married mother and father with children, is no longer the only family construct existing today. Same-sex marriages and single-parents are just some of the constructs in modern society. Further, there are currently couples (male and female) who come together solely for the…

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A Divorce Agreement – Its Importance and Benefits

In this article we will explain in detail the concept of a “Divorce Agreement” (hereinafter: “the agreement”). This is an agreement that can significantly ease the management of the divorce process itself, and affect the relationship between the parties after the divorce. It is well known that the divorce process is a costly price for…

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Child Abduction – the return of a child to his home

The “Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction” signed   in 1980 is also known as the “Hague Convention” (hereinafter: “the Convention”). The convention deals, with the issue of abduction / non-return of kids from countries that are their usual place of residence. The abduction is done when there is no consent of the…

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Benefits of Enduring Power of Attorney

This article addresses the benefits of enduring power of attorney, including what it is, why it’s important, and further links to other articles that may be of interest.  Enduring power of attorney falls under family law in Israel, which is under the Ministry of Justice. Setting the Terms In Hebrew, enduring power of attorney is called…

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What Does an Apotropus Do

This article addresses the question — What does an apotropus do — building on earlier articles we’ve written, including what you need to know about the apotropus in Israel.  An apotropus is a legal guardian who makes decisions on behalf of an individual, in this case, an adult who becomes unfit to make decisions for…

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Drafting an Enduring Power of Attorney in Israel

This article addresses drafting an enduring power of attorney in Israel and implementing it as well.  An enduring power of attorney is a document that indicates one’s legal, personal and financial preferences for the future, and the person(s) who will make decisions on one’s behalf in the event an individual is no longer able to…

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Types of Legal Guardianship in Israel

This article addresses the three types of legal guardianship in Israel.  A legal guardian, called an apotropus in Hebrew, is a court-appointed individual who helps manage the affairs of someone else in the event the person becomes unable to manage their own affairs.  All issues regarding legal guardianship fall under family law, which is under…

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Reasons to Prepare Enduring Power of Attorney in Advance

This article addresses the reasons to prepare enduring power of attorney in Israel.  This is an important topic to consider in order to protect yourself and your assets in the face of unexpected medical conditions.  Issues regarding enduring power of attorney (also called continuing power of attorney or continuous power of attorney in Israel) are…

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Lasting Power of Attorney in Israel

This article discusses lasting power of attorney in Israel, including defining key terms, why it’s important to have it, and who can draft this. Lasting (or continuing/enduring) power of attorney is an issue in family law in Israel, which is under the Israeli Ministry of Justice. What Is A Lasting Power of Attorney This is also…

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