Menora Law Firm has abundant experience and strives for excellence in managing inheritance and probate cases in Israel and representing in Israel courts international clients who live outside the borders of Israel. In our firm, each client receives special personal treatment. An Israeli lawyer from our firm will closely cooperate with you on a constant basis in order to build a strong and smart legal strategy with attention to small details and out-of-the-box thinking so as to guide you to uncompromised victory in your case.
Among others, our law firm represents clients holding significant inheritance in Israel, such as factories, real property, companies, accounts in Israeli banks, as well as giant corporations, in inheritance cases in Israel. With vast legal knowledge and practical experience, our firm will effectively resolve any complex legal issue in the area of inheritance and probate law in Israel. We offer our international clients a wide range of legal solutions in inheritance and probate matters, among other things in the following areas.
With more than 14 years of experience in helping foreign residents exercise their rights in Israel in matters related to succession and administration of a deceased’s estate, we know how to provide appropriate legal response in complex and entangled cases. We do our utmost to ensure that you do not have have to arrive in Israel and wage a legal war over your inheritance against the Israeli law authorities and courts. Our firm will make every necessary and appropriate step on your behalf and handle inheritance matters in Israel to minimize your trouble.
Our firm possesses knowledge and experience in preparing wills for foreign residents living outside Israel. As part of preparing a will for a foreign resident, we take care to check with the testator what are the relevant assets in Israel to be included in the will, who will be the inheritors, and what will be each inheritor's share in the will in Israel. We will carry out professional separation of the assets located in Israel and outside of Israel and detail these in the testator's will to make sure that the will is implemented professionally to avoid future disputes between the inheritors.
Menora Law Firm will swiftly obtain an order from the Inheritance Registrar in Israel to establish our client as the inheritor that has the right to inherit the testator in Israel, including all property located in Israel that was registered in the name of the testator prior to his death in Israel or outside Israel.
Our firm operates within the framework of Israeli Inheritance Law and contacts all potential inheritors to notify them of a proceeding to obtain an order from the Inheritance Registrar to establish the inheritors' rights in Israel. That is, by means of notifying the inheritors we try to assist our client in locating potential inheritors in order to produce a fair agreement regarding the division of the deceased’s estate, thus avoiding unnecessary litigation and saving time and legal costs .
Israeli lawyers from Menora Law Firm possess extensive experience in filing objections to inheritance order or probate order requests in case that one of the relatives engages with the Inheritance Registrar in Israel to obtain an inheritance order in Israel whereas another inheritor claims that the former is not entitled to inherit or is entitled to inherit a smaller portion of the estate. Therefore, our firm will vigorously represent a foreign resident in Israel by filing a written detailed objection with the Inheritance Court in Israel against those who are not entitled to inherit under Israeli law.
The service we provide to foreign residents with inheritance assets in Israel includes opening an escrow account in the inheritors' name, so that all the inheritance money and proceeds from real property sales, as well as various bank accounts, be deposited to one place - an escrow account registered in the inheritors' name in Israel. Directing all the funds to a single account allows the inheritors easily monitoring the amounts of money and estimating the true value of all the assets and funds comprising the deceased’s estate.
Our firm specializes in all tax aspects related to the sale of real property received from the inheritance and sold by the inheritors to a third party in Israel. Our firm makes every effort to apply for tax exemption to the Israeli Income Tax Authority under the Israeli Land Tax Law. If necessary, our firm possesses the expertise required to file appeals to the Israel Income Tax Authority and appeal its decisions in courts in Israel so as to reduce the taxes paid due to selling real property in Israel.
Menora Law Firm helps inheritors living outside Israel locate lost assets belonging to the deceased's estate in Israel. When a particular property from the inheritance is missing, our firm will find the lost assets and maintain and manage them faithfully on the inheritors' behalf. As part of this service we appoint accountants, tax counselors, and other experts to inspect the assets and the current physical and legal status thereof, to assess the overall value of the deceased's estate assets, and to ensure that the future division of the inheritance between the inheritors is carried out fairly and in accordance with Israeli Inheritance Law.
In some cases our firm works with the Inheritance Court in Israel to cancel an inheritance order or a probate order, possibly obtained by mistake or fraud by inheritors who are not entitled to inherit under the Inheritance Law in Israel. We work directly with the inheritance courts in Israel to cancel the executed inheritance proceedings and claim the return of all the assets executed by mistake or fraud that occurred in the provision of an inheritance order or a probate order issued by the Inheritance Registrar or the courts.
Menora Law Firm represents foreign residents in inheritance proceedings conducted in the State of Israel. We are available for inquiries 24/7 and provide both in-person and online legal counsel to anyone who requires our help in matters of deceased's estate administration and succession in Israel. For your convenience, we are available via Whatsapp, Skype, e-mail, and any other channel convenient to you to provide immediate professional response and representation before all the government authorities in Israel in order to win the succession case on your behalf. https://www.menoralaw.com/faq-israeli-lawyer-answers-on-law-in-israel/
An Israeli lawyer for inheritance and estate matters in Israel must be familiar with Israeli law and know how to identify the right legal way, in a pre-calculated approach to fight legally in Israeli court for the client who has an inheritance and estate law issue.