About Us

Founded in 1989, our practice works exclusively in family law and specializes in cases with an international dimension. The practice is multilingual, and is staffed with lawyers whose mother tongue is Hebrew or English.

Legal Practice Areas and Activities

We offer individual legal counselling and negotiation, in English or Hebrew, litigation and representation before all the relevant civil courts in Israel - Family Court, District court, Supreme Court and Supreme Court of Justice . We also represent clients before religious courts e.g. Rabbinical Court and Greater Rabbinical court.

The issues we deal with are:

Child Custody/Visitation Rights:
Filing of pleas /defence in cases for child custody /visitation rights ; case management. 
International Child Abduction/Relocation of Minors:
Filing of pleas for return of abducted children (including Hague Convention cases) / defence of child abduction proceedings. Pleas for relocation of minors/defence in relocation proceedings ; case management.
Civil Marriage/Acquiring Citizenship :
Management and administrative back-up of civil marriage arrangements abroad. Representation before Ministry of Interior in Israel concerning registration of marriage, and acquiring citizenship.
Divorce and Dissolution of Marriage :
Filing of divorce pleas and defence pleadings at Rabbinical Court ; Pleas for Dissolution of Marriage (civil divorce) and defence of these proceedings; management of divorce and dissolution of marriage cases.
Filing of all maintenance pleas in family context, including women's and children's; defence of husbands/fathers sued for maintenance; filing /defence of pleas for the increase or reduction of maintenance payments.
Pleas to divide property ownership / protect property rights/balance resources; Pleas for declaratory judgments concerning rights; temporary orders.
Pre-nuptial agreements; divorce/dissolution of marriage/separation/marital reconciliation agreements; property relations agreements between married couples; agreements between cohabiting couples; family life agreements; child custody/visitation rights agreements; maintenance agreements.
Drafting of wills in English or Hebrew; applications for probate/orders to distribute estate; representation in inheritance cases including opposition to applications for inheritance orders/probate.
Violence Within Family:
Filing for protection orders/injunctions and defence against them relating to physical and verbal violence within the family and stalking . Representation in associated criminal proceedings between family members .
Legal representation/litigation concerning : * single parents * paternity * unmarried couples *adoption .
Appeals & Petitions:
Appeals to District Court , Supreme Court & Greater Rabbinical Court. Petitions before the Supreme Court of Justice.

Staff Profiles

Adv. Amihoud Borochov - Practice Head
Born in Israel, 1952.Graduated from Tel Aviv University, Israel, (L.L.B), admitted to Israel Bar 1989. Languages: Hebrew & English.
Adv. Louise Elizabeth Borochov
Born U.K, 1957. Graduated from Durham University, England, B.A. Joint Hons. ( Law & Politics ), Bournemouth University, England, (C.P.E. in Law), admitted to Israel Bar 2000. Languages: English & Hebrew.
Adv. Diana Shaltiel
Graduated Bar Ilan University, Israel, (L.L.B & M.A. English Literature), admitted to Israel Bar 2002. Languages: Hebrew, English & French.
English Website:
Chief Editor: Adv. Louise Elizabeth Borochov