FAQs on Making a Will in Israel

FAQs on Making a Will in Israel   Tip 1 of 10 of “Tips and Tricks on Making a Will in Israel”: Why should I bother making a Will?   Making a Will, which is usually a very simple and relatively inexpensive document in Israel, can be a very simple expedient for avoiding intra-family conflict, squabbles and misunderstandings amongst your heirs. In addition, probating a Will, when the time comes, involves much less expense, time and bureaucracy than that required in … Continued

Why Do I Need a Notary in Israel? What’s Wrong With Going to a Regular Lawyer or Even to My Trusted Pharmacist?!

Notaries Around The World The common perception of the term “Notary” is of a mature and respected person, authenticating a signature on a document bearing a red ribbon and tab, sealed with the notarial seal and signed by the Notary. Traditionally, notaries recorded matters of judicial importance as well as private transactions or events where an officially authenticated record or a document drawn up with professional skill or knowledge was required. Notaries have had their “notarial acts” recognized worldwide for … Continued

Guide to the Process of UK Passport Applications / Renewals (“UK in France”) and Certified Translations of Documents

Changing Times for the UK Passport Service The UK passport service is changing. In 2007, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office produced passports for British nationals overseas in over 90 embassies, High Commissions and Consulates around the world. This service was costing over £8 million. European Union Passport As a result, 7 regional passport processing centers were created – in Paris, Dusseldorf, Hong Kong, Madrid, Pretoria, Washington, Wellington and the Passport Office in Dublin. This is why British nationals applying for … Continued