Annulment of a court ruling – when is it possible?

Is it possible to request an annulment of a court ruling? If so – when? This is a complex issue which is particularly relevant in cases where the ruling cannot be appealed, but circumstances arise which require altering the legal outcome. Israeli law dictates rules for annulment of court rulings made in the absence of…

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How do you obtain a firearms license in Israel?

These days, many people are considering applying for a firearms license in Israel. Naturally, the tense security situation and the frequent waves of terrorist acts are a factor in this. The requirements for obtaining a firearms license in Israel are quite complicated, and this deters many people from looking into their eligibility. However, it is…

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Firearms License Requirements in Israel (legal information)

מהם תנאי קבלת רישיון נשק בישראל? בנוסף לתנאי גיל סף, שליטה בעברית, אזרחות או תושבות ישראלית, אישור ממשטרת ישראל וממשרד הבריאות לגבי בריאות נפשית, יש לעמוד גם במספר תבחינים של משרד הביטחון שיפורטו להלן.

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Agency Under New York Law

What is agency and how is it different from a Power of Attorney? Agency Under New York Law means that someone is conferring on another authority to engage in certain actions on their behalf. A power of attorney is a written authorization that can be used for evidentiary purposes before a court to demonstrate the…

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Choosing the Right Israeli Real Estate Agent

How to choose the right real estate agent for your needs? By signing a “Request For Real Estate Brokerage Services” form, either remotely or in person, one may obtain the services of an Israeli real estate agent. This form simply requires basic information about you, the specific property, and the commission rate due to the…

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Obtaining Polish Citizenship

 Many Jews left Poland during the 20th century. The main reason for this was due to the horrors of World War II and the Holocaust, but local antisemitism and religious persecution also played a part. Today, hundreds of thousands of descendants of Polish Jews in Israel and abroad are eligible for a Polish passport. This…

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Compensation for Israeli terror victims

Compensation for Israeli terror victims – someone who suffered injury to body or property as a result of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is entitled to compensation. This covers a wide range of cases, from someone physically injured in a terrorist attack, to someone whose home was damaged by a Qassam rocket, or whose business was indirectly…

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Attorney’s obligation of confidentiality

An attorney’s obligation of confidentiality is central in maintaining a relationship of trust between the attorney and the client. Given its importance, this obligation is fulfilled with great strictness, and its violation is permitted only under the most extreme circumstances. Our office deals extensively with civil law and handles many issues regarding attorney-client relations. This…

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Temporary and Permanent Injunctions – Legal Information

Injunctions are a very powerful legal tool that are used in many civil lawsuits. They may serve as a solution to business disputes, lead to the closure of factories that are a noise nuisance or that cause pollution for neighbors, stop the execution of contracts, and the list goes on. Below, a civil lawyer and…

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Restraining Order – Legal Information

Israel has recently seen a worrying increase in the rate of violent felonies. This is a cross-sectoral phenomenon, which exists in the family, between neighbors, among teenagers, among minorities, and so on. A restraining order, also known as a protective order, is a quick and easy solution for dealing with harassment and violence, domestic or…

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