For your convenience,
attached is a list of lawyers dealing with inheritance law (the law of
succession), and who have asked to be included in this list for the purpose of
providing legal services in all matters relating to the issuing of a Succession
Order in Israel, regarding the estate of the owner of an asset
managed by the Company.
We would like
to draw your attention to the following guidelines:
Once the Company reaches a Partial
Decision, in which it is found that indeed your family member and the asset owner are
one and the same, and if the requested asset is a plot or its value is higher
than 200,000 NIS, the applicant is required to provide the Company with a Succession
Order issued by a competent judicial instance in Israel in the matter of the
estate of the asset owner. Once the Succession Order has been submitted, the
Company can process restitution of the asset to the lawful heirs.
you be required to submit a Succession Order, the Partial Decision will be sent
to you detailing the necessity of a succession order. Since the process is
often complex, many beneficiaries choose to retain the services of a lawyer to
manage the procedure for them.
should be noted that even at the stage of issuance of a Succession Order it is neither necessary not mandatory to
hire a lawyer and it is possible to perform the procedure required for the
issue of a Succession Order without legal aid.
The Company has created the attached list in order to assist in
finding a suitable lawyer for those who choose to do so. The list consists of
the names of Lawyers who applied to the company and testified to their
experience in this field, and does not purport to include all lawyers who deal
with succession laws (the complete list of lawyers can be found on the website of the Israel Bar Association).
information found in this list has been provided by the lawyers themselves and
we are not responsible for its accuracy.
list of lawyers in this list in no way constitutes a recommendation to contract
a lawyer in general or any particular lawyer on this list.
information the compulsory requirements for lawyers requesting to be included
in the Company list were :
1. Experience in laws of succession and the
issuing of succession orders
2. A written undertaking to charge no more
than the minimal fee as
set in the Bar Association Regulations (the
recommended minimal fee)5760-
2000, for any of the beneficiaries who require their services and who contact
them following their publication in the Company’s attached list.
In order to assist
you in choosing a lawyer suited to your needs, the following details and
professional information regarding the lawyers are included:
1. The number of years of their experience
in the field of inheritance law
2. Experience in issuing Succession Orders
for Holocaust victims assets – if relevant
3. Knowledge of foreign languages other
than English – if any
4. Expertise in foreign law – if any and
for which countries.