An inheritance by legal ruling (hereby: “the estate”) is an inheritance that is divided according to the established provisions in the Inheritance Law, 1965 (hereby: “the law”) amongst the various relatives of the testator (hereby: “the heirs”). Section 2 of the law of inheritance states that the provisions of the law as concerns the division…

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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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In 2017 the 19th amendment to the Legal Competency and Guardianship Law, 1962 (hereby: “the law”) came into effect. This amendment to the law allows for a person to draw up a document called “Continuing Power of Attorney”. What is this document, and how does it benefit the grantor? What is an Enduring Power of…

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The Preliminary Guidelines of Guardianship (hereby: “the guidelines”), is a document whose preparation is made possible through Amendment 18 of the Legal Competency and Guardianship Law, 1962 (hereby: “the law”). The amendment to the law was made to extend a person’s autonomy, to establish who and what will be done with him and his property…

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This article addresses the topic of returning abducted children to Israel. Laws on Returning Abducted Children to Israel Israel is a signatory to the Hague Convention addressing the return of abducted children, which protects the custody rights of the “remaining parent” if the other parent takes the child to a foreign country and chooses to…

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This article provides information on how to choose a child kidnapping lawyer in Israel and what you should consider when choosing a lawyer who addresses child kidnapping cases. Child Kidnapping from Israel Often when we envision a child kidnapper, we think of a stranger taking a child.  However, what we most often see is that…

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This article gives you helpful information on choosing a child abduction lawyer in Israel as well as links to articles on child abduction. Child Abduction from Israel Often, when people think of child abduction or kidnapping, they often have in mind a stranger who has taken their child.  However, this is not the most common…

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This article addresses child abduction law in Israel and its reliance on the Hague Convention. When Is There A Case of Child Abduction Child abduction most often happens when parents who are separating or divorced take their children to another country without the permission of their current or former spouse (or more specifically, the person…

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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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This article addresses child kidnapping in Israel (either to Israel or from Israel).  Israel follows the stipulations set out by the Hague Convention on the matter.  What Counts as Child Kidnapping in Israel When most people think of child kidnapping, they often envision some sort of child predator. However, the most frequent form of child…

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