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Corona Magic!*

Here are some things that have been working out better than expected:

1. The Health Ministry – Misrad Habriyut *5400 – they have never been more amenable! They actually answer the phone in a timely fashion and give clear, relevant answers (and not just regarding Corona – my clients have many other, often complicated, issues)!

2. The new government central number (my secret) –

 They have helped me with real estate transactions, when the Property Tax office either did not answer, or was incapable.

They helped with Transport Ministry matters – my client had been waiting for months for a new drivers’ license; I got it for her in one phone call!

They’ve helped me with technical difficulties with the Justice Ministry website.

3. The Rabbinic Court – have been very helpful in obtaining old files for my clients – various judgements, including Probate orders from years ago.

4. Deadlines – by the banks, courts, tax authorities, insurance companies, etc. have all been graciously extended.

5. General Professional Flexibility – my experience has been a generosity of spirit amongst lawyers, accountants, and between them and their clients. Notably, Macabi Health Services has been outstanding in their administrative patience and care!

6. And, the winner is:

 Bituach Leumi! They have come through for the elderly and the disabled in a way that no seasoned pessimist could have predicted.

*I’ve chosen to focus on the positive!

* The contents of this blog do not constitute legal advice; these are merely suggested scenarios.