Heirs Under Law
I had been living with my elderly uncle for a couple of years. I am a medical student studying near his home. He was a widower and had one child , a son, who lives far away and took little interest in him. I helped look after my uncle, and benefited by the arrangement as I did not have to rent accommodation. He has died recently. He did not make a will. His son, who told me he has inherited the property, told me to vacate it, as he wants to sell it or rent it out. I want to remain living in the apartment until I finish my medical studies. Do I have a right to do so ?Inheritance •Heirs Under Law
I am unmarried, and in my late 30’s. I had been looking after my mother, who is elderly and in poor health, for many years, living with her in her apartment. I have two brothers, who did not live with us. I understand that the apartment passes on to us in equal shares. The problem is that my brothers want to sell the apartment, and divide up the proceeds of the sale between us, and I don’t. I have nowhere else to live, and would not be able to afford to rent or buy somewhere, even if I got my share of the proceeds, as the apartment is small and not worth much. Do I have a right to remain living there ?Inheritance •Heirs Under Law
Yes, according to the Inheritance Law of 1965 a child of a deceased who had been living with his or her parent in the latter’s home has a right to remain there as a tenant of the heirs to the property after the parent’s death . If the brothers cannot come to an agreement about the sister renting the property, she can ask the family court to adjudicate on the matter, and set out the terms of tenancy.
Do family members who had been living with the deceased in his home have a right to remain in the property if someone else inherits it, and not them ?Inheritance •Heirs Under Law
Yes, if they are the deceased’s spouse, child or parent , they have a right to remain in the property as tenants of the new owners who inherited the property, according to the Inheritance Law of 1965.
My father died recently leaving the family farm to his two children, my sister and I, in equal parts. I have lived on the farm since childhood and raised my children there. I grow flowers for export and vegetables for the home market. I support my wife and children from this. My sister lives in the city. I want to continue living and working on the moshav. My sister wants to sell the farm and divide the proceeds of the sale. How can I protect my interests ?Inheritance •Heirs Under Law
My mother died recently, without making a will. My parents owned a car. My father, who is in his late seventies, has already given up driving and wants to sell the car my mother used to drive and invest the proceeds . No one has yet applied for an order to distribute my mother’s estate. I am in financial trouble and want to get anything due to me from the sale. Do my brother and I (the only children) inherit any rights in the car ?Inheritance •Heirs Under Law
What kind of evidence is acceptable to show that no other potential heirs to an estate can be found ?Inheritance •Heirs Under Law
My parents are both dead. My great uncle died recently without ever marrying or having children as far as I know. All his brothers and sisters perished in the Holocaust. Am I entitled to inherit anything and how do I go about it ? I am an only child.Inheritance •Heirs Under Law
If a Druze man dies without making his will can his ‘wife’ claim part of his inheritance if he has recently divorced her orally according to Druze religious law – but the divorce has not yet been registered at a Druze court ?Inheritance •Heirs Under Law
left my wife several years ago, to live with another woman. My wife refuses to co-operate over divorce. We have grown up children . I have not made a will. What would happen to my estate if I died ?Inheritance •Heirs Under Law
Does the law entitle a step-son or step-daughter to inherit from a step-parent ?Inheritance •Heirs Under Law
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