Notarial Powers of Attorney
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Notarial Powers of Attorney

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A power of attorney is a document that authorizes another person to act on behalf of the nominee to carry out legal actions for him, either generally or individually for a particular action. When the power of attorney is given to a person who is not a lawyer, the power of attorney must be made before a notary public.
When the power of attorney is intended to ensure the rights of another person (including the authorized person) it can be irrevocable, i.e it cannot be revoked.
A power of attorney can be general or specific. – a general power of attorney allows any action to be taken and it is therefore appropriate to consider whether such power of attorney should be granted. A specific power of attorney, however, is a power of attorney limited to the actions listed therein or in terms of its validity. For example, a specific power of attorney can be granted to a person to sell real estate or a power of attorney to the bank to register a mortgage, as part of a real estate transaction financing process.
Note, that one should not confuse between a notarized power of attorney and a lasting power of attorney (see the section on Intergenerational Transfer), Which is a power of attorney that allows a person to decide who will be responsible for managing his or her affairs if he/she loses his/her legal capacity. Such a power of attorney is not signed before a notary but before any attorney who is authorized to do so (and our office also provides this service) and is subsequently deposit with the Israel Official Guardian. Preparation of a lasting power of attorney requires the use of a qualified attorney, but this is a very basic qualification and therefore it is advisable not to settle for a qualification and only work with a lawyer with many years of experience in the contracts, commercial and litigation fields.

Notarial signature verification

Execution of documents before a notary public

Notarial Original Copy

Notarial Original Copy

Execution of documents for use outside Israel

Notarial execution of documents intended for use outside Israel

Life Certificate

Notarial Life Certificates

Testimonial on a negotiable document

Testimonial on a negotiable document

Notarial Affidavit

Execution of notarial affidavits

Notarial translations

Translating and authenticating notarial translations

Notarial wills and testaments

Preparing and execution of notarial wills and testaments

Notarial Prenups

Preparing and approving notarial prenuptial agreements and editing prenuptial agreements for Court approval

Common-Law Marriages Agreements

Common-Law Marriages Agreements, joint parenting agreements and other agreements between spouses who do not want, or cannot, marry

Apostilization

Performing apostille verification for notarized documents