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How can I choose the law firm that will provide the personalized service that I need and want?

Even though Israel is a small young nation, we do have many lawyers.  Maybe even too many?  Some numbers: There are around 80,000 licensed attorneys in Israel.  Only about 60,000 of them are currently practicing law as active lawyers. The two largest law firms in Israel are Herzog, Fox & Neeman, and Meitar, Liquornik, GevaLeshem and Tal.  Both law firms have around 500 employees in total at their offices.  This number includes lawyers, interns, secretaries and others.   Even by Israeli standards, it is

Border Crossing with Minors

Preparation of exit and reentry travel permits for minors Traveling to foreign countries Border crossings The border crossings are known as “the entry gates of a state,” through which citizens, tourists, foreign workers and diplomats enter and leave, but not only those, since offenders and criminals also pass through the same gates, and criminal offenses are attempted: Acts of terrorism may occur, Criminals and / or debtors attempt to escape or flee from the country, “Child abduction” as defined in the Hague Convention, occurs Trafficking of transplant

Applying for Israeli Citizenship 2018

We offer high-quality legal services to those who fulfill the following criteria: This document applies to: Persons not eligible under the Law of Return (Chok Hashvut); Persons eligible under the Law of Return who are in Israel with a tourist or student visa. People who are not eligible under the Law of Return. People who are eligible under the Law of Return, but have not yet exercised that right. People trying to obtain citizenship or Yeshivat Keva (Permanent Residence) in Israel. Non-Jews married to

Alimony In Israel 2018: How Much, When, Where, for whom and How to Claim it

The State of Israel and the Jewish law: The State of Israel is not a religious State nevertheless; marriage in Israel is still a “religious” issue. Most of the rules in this article are valid for couples married according to the Jewish religion (“K’a Dat Ve K’a Din”) and not for “mixed couples” as we will explain in this short article. The only marriage ceremonies that can be conducted in Israel that lead to the registration of the couple as married in the

Inheritance and Settling Debts 2018

As we explained in our article about Wills in Israel, a person is entitled to write a will in which he leaves an inheritance from what was his, to anyone or any organization he so chooses as he chooses (he or she, the same for both genders) This is his last request and should be respected. But what if this person, the “testator”, has not only an inheritance but also debts? Who will be responsible for his debts? Debts Made

A Sad Reality – Work Environment in the Estate of Israel 2018 (VIDEO)

I decided to bring this short video as a “satire” but as sad as it looks, too many times, the Israeli reality is not that far from the pathetic behavior in this video. From the table below we can learn some statistics regarding Work Accidents in Europe  The EEC: In Israel: In Israel, the situation is no less than chaotic and the most dangerous work environments are Construction sites and Industry in General In 2015, there were 48000 work related injuries. The National Insurance paid 4.5

Advice and Tips for Real Estate Buyers – 2018

In the real estate industry, we still find ourselves, in 2018,  in the same legal havoc and turbulence that we were in 8 years ago. Advice and tips for real estate buyers The purchase of an apartment is undoubtedly one of the largest and most expensive transactions a person makes during his lifetime. Unlike a car purchase, an apartment purchase transaction requires full and appropriate attention to detail.  Hiring a real estate attorney should be considered before when dealing with any type

Legislation in the State of Israel (2018) and my personal view

Legislation in the State of Israel – How it will look like in 2019   “The main function of the Knesset as the legislative authority, is to pass laws.” Today we have in Israel almost 1000 laws – excessively many. As we see, The Knesset has a main function: To create and pass laws but unfortunately, some of our MK took the job “very seriously” – so seriously, the Knesset is changing its own rules in order to block excessive legislation or in other words – stop so many