Adi Chen, Family Law, Wills, Inheritances and International Estates

Family and Inheritance Law

Adi Chen, Family Law, Wills, Inheritances and International Estates
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Line of Business: Family and Inheritance Law
Address: Sapir Tower, 40 Tuval St., Ramat Gan
Phone: 972-3-6709044
Fax: 1533-6709044
Email: [email protected]
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    Adv. Adi Chen

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    Adi Chen, Family Law, Wills, Inheritances and International Estates

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About Adi Chen, Family Law, Wills, Inheritances and International Estates

Adv. Adi Chen is a Family and Inheritance lawyer as well as a mediator who owns a boutique law firm. The firm specializes in family law, wills and inheritance, including international aspects (such as civil marriage, international inheritance and estates, etc.).

Adv. Chen has been admitted to the Israeli Bar Association in 1998 and has an LL.M. (cum laude) from Bar-Ilan University (2001) with a thesis in family, inheritance and international laws.

She started her career as an intern in the district court and has been serving as a lecturer on family, inheritance and international private law in various academic institutes since 1999. For several years, she taught the family, nuptial financial relationships and inheritance and wills law courses in the Law Faculty of the Haifa University. Adv. Chen has vast experience in academic work as a lecturer and in editing professional literature and she subedited books of prominent figures from the courts and law academy. She also serves as the expert of choice for family and inheritance matters in a weekly radio show.

Adv. Chen won prestigious scholarships in Israel and abroad owing to her legal articles and in 2012 she served as a visit-ing researcher in The Swiss Institute of Comparative Law in Lausanne, Switzerland, and her articles were published in some important journals and magazines in Israel and abroad.

In addition, Adv. Chen is active and involved in family law legislation. Among other roles, she serves as Chairperson of the Children Rights Committee and as (co.) Chairperson of the Adoption and Surrogacy Committee of the Israeli Bar Association. In addition, she is a member of the (national) Family Forum and the Inheritance Committee of the Israeli Bar Association.

Adv. Chen has extensive experience and vast skill in case management and personally-customized legal strategy construction. Her broad academic knowledge in combination with her extensive experience provide her with a great advantage in the management of proceedings. Adv. Chen meticulously maintains the uncompromising professionalism and thoroughness while strictly maintaining the privacy and discreetness of her clients. The firm’s clients, who include prominent figures and celebrities as well as senior executives and officials in the Israeli economy and abroad, receive a personal and supportive service during the dispute period, which is characterized by difficult dilemma and crises, with their interests, and the interests of their children, above all.

Practice Areas

Adv. Chen has been practicing family law and international wills, inheritance and estates for 23 years. The firm offers a wide variety of services in these areas.

International Wills, Inheritance, and Estates

Adv. Chen specializes in international wills and inheritance law and estates. She has a broad academic knowledge and extensive proficiency in handling complex disputes in these areas and managing complex legal battles in such cases.

She provides legal counsel, handling, and support including the legal representation in the various courts and tribunals. Owing to her academic and research work, she has work relationships with foreign law scholars and experts, from various countries. She also specializes in the legal facilitation of heirs’ claims and disputes concerning heirs’ benefits and pensions.

Family Law

Adv. Chen has the longstanding expertise and extensive proficiency in handling diverse and complex family law issues and she appears before all of the various judicial tribunals in these matters.

Some of which are specified below:
• Common law marriage;
• Joint marriage agreements;
• Civil marriage;
• Mixed-couples marriages and permissions;
• Domestic violence and harassment;
• Nuptial agreements;
• Family and inheritance matters in the LGBT community (registration of civil marriages, joint living agreements, properties disputes, child support, marriage permissions, custody and more);
• Sperm theft lawsuits;
• Paternity inquiries;
• Parenting agreements;
• Divorce claims;
• Marital harmony claims;
• Ktuba claims;
• Property and assets claims;
• Married woman alimony;
• Civil alimonies for common-law and civil marriage spouses;
• Child support, including lawsuits for increasing or reducing child support;
• Division and break-up of properties;
• Custody and setting visitation rights;
• Immigration claims;
• Actions for returning abducted children;
• Guardianships;
• Lasting power of attorney;
• Declaration of minor-in-need;
• Eviction and appropriate usage payment claims;
• Posthumous fertilization and sperm retrieval;
• Grandparents’ rights for seeing their grandchildren.

Lasting Power of Attorney and Expression of Will Documents

Adv. Chen was certified to prepare lasting power of attorney and expression of will documents.

High Work Standards, with Sensitivity and Discretion

The firm is renowned for the high work standards that it maintains at all times, the personal support, the privacy protection and the discreetness of the clients’ cases. Adv. Adi Chen takes care to maintain a direct and personal relationship with all of the firm’s clients, and personally accompanies them, with first-class legal and professional service all with the special sensitivity in light of the complexity and nature of family law. Adv. Chen manages her cases very successfully.

Community Outreach

Adv. Adi Chen is active in children rights, family, and inheritance legislation. For example, she is active in amending the legal situation in solving the problem of domestic economic violence, amendment of the surrogacy law to enable surrogacy procedures in Israel for single man and women; the amendment of the child adoption law, posthumous fertilizations and the right of war causalities’ parents to generational continuity, an amendment to the infants custody rule, the foster care law, parental alienation and more. Widows, orphans, and disabled children, who are underprivileged, gain immediate assistance for exercising various rights, voluntarily. In addition, in 2016, Adv. Adi Chen established the Family Clinic in the Sha’arei Mada U’Mishpat Academic Center, which she manages and heads, where students provide pro bono initial legal support to citizens across Israel.

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