At Cohen, Decker, Pex & Brosh Law Offices, translation of death certificates with a Notarized Translator Statement can be obtained in any language required. If a person passes away abroad and his certificate is in a language other than Hebrew, or alternatively if the deceased’s assets, estate, or life insurance are from a country where…

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Many people do not understand why it is important to write a will, and often do not make a last will and testament until it is too late. This short article provides five reasons to write a will. These are, of course, not the only reasons to draft a testament. If you are in one…

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If you are considering filing an objection to a will and do not know exactly what is required, this article is for you. Anat Levi, a lawyer specializing in inheritance law, explains here about the procedure for objecting to a will. The Right of the Testator to Decide How to Dispose His Properties A will…

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The emotional pain due to the death of a parent, spouse or family member is sometimes amplified by another crisis, when one of the relatives of the deceased feels deprived or denied of their share of the inheritance. An objection to a probate order on behalf of a person who feels that the division of…

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A will states who should take possession of your assets upon your death, how the assets of your estate should be preserved, and ensures that items of sentimental value are left in the possession of family members or friends who will treasure them. Your will can set out other terms pertaining to the care of…

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In order for the will to be considered a legal order after the death of the testator, there is a process that must take place. After the testator’s death, heirs intent on executing a will must file a request for execution. Once the request has been filed, the Registrar of Inheritance will notify the public.…

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A legally valid will in Israelmust be in one of the following formats: Handwritten, signed and dated: If the will was done solely in the handwriting of the successor, it must include the date the will was written, and signed by the successor themselves to be considered legal. Written by another party: Another option for…

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What is a distribution of estate or property in the case of death of a spouse? How can an estate be divided between the heirs in the event of the death of a spouse? This article by the Cohen, Decker, Pex & Brosh, Law Firm in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv, lists some of the more…

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This article will describe what a reciprocal will in Israel is and why many choose to write one.   What Is a Reciprocal Will in Israel Israel’s Inheritance Law (2005, in Hebrew only) specifies what a simple reciprocal will is and how it works. A reciprocal or mutual will is a legal document, which is often…

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This article provides a timeline for restitution of assets in Israel, specifically, for assets whose owners were victims in the Holocaust.  The Israeli Ministry of Justice has jurisdiction over all issues pertaining to restitution in Israel. Eligibility for Restitution of Assets in Israel In order to apply for restitution of assets, you first need to…

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