Individuals with assets in either America, in Israel or in both countries should contact a Durable Power of Attorney for financial, healthcare and personal matters in the US and Israel as they plan for the future. Arranging for a Durable Power of Attorney in the US and Israel is an important step to take to protect your property and interests. With an Israeli Durable Power of Attorney you can plan for the future by laying out your wishes for how you wish your financial, healthcare and other personal interests taken care of in the event of your passing or inability to competently express your wishes. A Durable Power of Attorney is the individual who will have the authority to make decisions based on your wishes regarding end of life decisions (Do Not Resuscitate orders), healthcare decisions and how you want your property matters to be addressed.
Once the Durable Power of Attorney is in place you can rest easy knowing that there’s an individual who, when the time comes, will make these determinations with your best interests in mind.
How a Durable Power of Attorney in the United States and Israel Manifests in Financial, Healthcare and Personal Matters
Durable power of attorney documents for financial, healthcare and personal matters are documents that cover a person in the event of potential future legal incapacity. This includes situations such as future loss of consciousness, dementia, or mental illness, in which case this nominates a person or persons to carry out financial instructions, healthcare directives, or personal directives. For this to happen seamlessly without any hiccup, this power of attorney needs to be foolproof.
Durable of Attorney in the United States and Israel
If you have already created a Durable Power of Attorney in the United States, or if you want a Durable Power of Attorney to be applicable in both the United States and in Israel, you need the help of an attorney who is knowledgeable and experienced in the laws and provisions of the two countries. While some provisions of a Durable Power of Attorney are applicable in the United States, others are not recognized by the Israeli courts. You must also ensure that your Durable Power of Attorney is properly registered in both countries in order for that individual to be accepted as your representative where and when necessary.
David Page Law is an American-Israeli lawyer who is specially certified and trained by the Ministry of Justice to draw up durable power of attorney documents in Israel. His standing as a member of the New York Bar Association gives him the background to create a Durable Power of Attorney that will be acceptable in both the United States and in Israel.
David Page Law can take you through the process of planning for your future. He can help you create a will where you detail your wishes for how you want your assets to be distributed after your death. He will be able to assist you as you decide who to appoint as your Durable Power of Attorney and how to make your wishes known so that the Durable Power of Attorney will represent you in a way that best suits your needs and requests.
David Page Law will also guide you regarding any additional authorizations that you may wish to delegate including assigning a healthcare proxy who will make healthcare decisions for you if needed, delegating a “regular” Power of Attorney who is empowered to act on your behalf regarding property and financial matters if needed. He can advise you regarding an “Ongoing” Power of Attorney (Yipui Koach Mitmashech) so you can make decisions about your own living arrangements, possessions, etc whenever possible.
David Page is an attorney specially certified and trained by the Ministry of Justice to draw up durable power of attorney documents in Israel. David Page Law will help protect your interests as you prepare for your future.