The Property Relations between Spouses Law states that for couples that have married from Jan. 1, 1974 and onward, all property accumulated beginning from the day of their marriage up until the date of their split shall belong to both sides in equal portions. Naturally this is assuming the sides have not signed a property relations agreement while still married that stipulates otherwise.
According to the Legal Capacity and Guardianship Law (1962–5722), the parents are not the children’s legal guardians. When a case involves parents who are married to each other, or a couple living together, the children’s custody is generally with both parents.
It is difficult for us to accept, but it’s unavoidable. At some time in our lives we will be forced to bid farewell to someone who is extremely close to us.
The Hague Convention, to which Israel is a signatory, was meant to arrange the swift handling of a child’s abduction to another country. We now proceed to examine this topic: When is a case considered abduction and when is it a legal act? What can be done in such a case? How does the Convention work in practice? We will focus on the Hague Convention (or its official title: “The Hague Convention Law (Return of Abducted Children) 1991”) and applicable cases.