Matat Plesner Law Firm

Divorces Case Management, financial agreements and divorce agreements, mediation, management of complex property cases, alimony and custody cases, common-law spouse, inheritance and wills cases

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Established: 2006
Line of Business: Divorces Case Management, financial agreements and divorce agreements, mediation, management of complex property cases, alimony and custody cases, common-law spouse, inheritance and wills cases
Address: 20 Lincoln St. Tel Aviv 67134
Phone: 972-3-6246224
Fax: 972-3-6246228
Email: office@plesner.co.il
Website: http://www.plesner-law.co.il
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  • Matat Plesner, Matat Plesner Law Firm

    Matat Plesner

    Firm Owner & Founder, Adv. and Mediator

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    Matat Plesner
  • Rinat  Solimany, Matat Plesner Law Firm

    Rinat Solimany

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  • Coral Shviro Norman, Matat Plesner Law Firm

    Coral Shviro Norman

    Adv. and Mediator

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  • Bar Amitai Sonnino, Matat Plesner Law Firm

    Bar Amitai Sonnino

    Advocate

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  • Sharon Elisar, Matat Plesner Law Firm

    Sharon Elisar

    Administrative Manager

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About Matat Plesner Law Firm

Matat Plesner – Law Firm is a value-driven boutique firm, one of Israel’s leading family, mediation and divorce firms. The team provide clients with an overall solution in cases before the various instances, in mediation processes and in negotiations. Clients benefit from a reliable, discrete and effective service that is compatible with their personal needs. The firm’s uniqueness lies in its high service awareness, extensive professional knowledge and vast experience in managing complex cases, including cases with financial aspects. The firm was founded in 2006 by Adv. Matat Plesner, who has been a member of the Israel Bar Association since 1999. Adv. Plesner is a veteran lawyer with proven experience in reaching legal achievements in the firm’s practice areas, including managing divorce cases and complex legal battles. In 2018, the firm won a number of groundbreaking precedent rulings in the Court of Family Matters. Matat has vast experience in developing a winning strategy and unique case tactics. Also, she is a certified mediator and manages family mediation and divorce cases, has extensive experience in negotiations, and a high success record of settling disputes as part of complex mediation processes. The firm specializes in legal management and representation before the Court of Family Matters and managing cases before the rabbinical tribunals. Representation includes unwavering professional and strategic planning that achieves client goals with maximum effectiveness. Throughout the years, the firm has accumulated significant reputation, owing to its successes in managing cases before the various instances and in negotiations. The team provides a personal and warm treatment to the clientele and practices maximum sensitivity. When managing cases, the firm uses experts from different disciplines, maps future scenarios with a system-wide perspective, all according to the client’s needs. It is a unique firm due to its uncompromising professionalism, determination and constant aspiration to excellence, concurrent with being value-driven and creative.

Client Base

The firm’s clients include business people in Israel and worldwide, high-tech figures, physicians, intelligence community leaders, engineers, economists, capital market figures, senior CPAs, psychologists, leading attorneys, educators, actors, celebrities etc., all of whom have complete faith in the firm’s team and benefit from professional and respectable representation.

Contribution to the Community

The firm manages two pro bono cases at any given time. Adv. Plesner considers it an important contribution to the community and acknowledges the importance of such practice as part of the firm’s operations.

Adv. Matat Plesner

Matat has an LL.B. and a management undergraduate degree from Tel Aviv University. She has been a member of the Israel Bar Association since 1999 and a certified mediator since 2005. Matat volunteered for five years at the Association for Children (“ELI”) and taught at the prestigious Harvard University, where she was awarded a Certificate of Excellence in Teaching. Adv. Plesner served one term as a member of the Tel Aviv District Ethics Committee of the Israel Bar Association. In 2014, Matat established the Harmony Mediation House, a mediation center for divorcees and family mediation school. She was also a senior and in-demand lecturer in the fields of family and divorce laws. Plesner is a certified trilotherapy instructor.

Areas of Expertise

Representation before the Court of Family Matters - The firm has extensive experience in representing complex cases before the Court of Family Matters, including all aspects of family laws – leading to impressive successes and achieving client goals, including groundbreaking precedent judgements.

Representation before the Rabbinical Tribunal - The firm is highly experienced in managing cases before the Rabbinical Tribunal, reaching exceptional results.

Mediation - The team is proud of its mediation accomplishments and benefits from proven experience in the field and an ability to reach the best agreements for its client base using creative and novel thinking with the client’s needs in mind.

Property Cases - The firm has significant expertise in managing complex largescale property cases in court and even manages cases with local and international property smuggling, using the assistance of private investigators, actuaries and financial advisers.

Financial and Divorce Agreements - Owing to its humane and professional approach, the firm’s team has been chosen to lead complex negotiations between married spouses or spouses in a civil marriage to the full satisfaction of the parties and without being dragged to prolonged legal proceedings.

Alimony Cases - Over the years, the firm has handled countless alimony cases of children and women and has seen tremendous success in civil instances and before the rabbinical tribunals. On July 1, 2018, the firm won a first-of-its-kind judgment in Israel in the field of child support (Petah Tikva Court of Family Matters, Hon. Judge Ovad Elias). This judgment retroactively applied Request for Family Appeal 919/15 which was rendered a year earlier.

Custody Cases - Custody cases are usually extremely sensitive cases in family laws. The firm manages numerous custody cases, including sole custody claims of fathers and joint custody claims, reaching significant achievements and maintaining the child’s interests.

Agreements for Same-Sex Couples - The firm specializes in drafting financial, parenthood and separation agreements for same-sex couples.

Civil Marriage - The firm has extensive experience in managing alimony, custody and property cases of couples in a civil marriage, both in court and in negotiations to reach agreements outside of judicial instances. In 2009, the firm won a judgment with significant achievements in the field.

Child Abduction - The firm has extensive experience managing international abduction cases in which the firm teams up for a rapid, precise, and professional assistance, culminating in success. In 2010, the firm managed a publicized case in which proceedings took place before three different instances – the Family Court, the District Court and the Supreme Court – including significant success in two appeals before the District and Supreme Courts.

Wills and Inheritances - The firm drafts wills and manages inheritance cases.

Media Appearances

Multiple appearance in the various media, including on TV and in news publications – TheMarker, Yedioth Aharonot, Calcalist, etc.

Precedential Ruling

Won a first-of-a-kind ruling in Israel in alimony laws – a groundbreaking ruling which specifies that the caselaw of Request for Family Appeal 919/15 constitutes a change in circumstances and shall apply to closed cases.

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