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Curatorship

17/09/2018 - 01:43:54 pm

The required documents for petitions regarding “Curatorship”

 

 

1) Printed application of the applicant (petitioner) includes all the information about the individual to be placed under Curatorship and information about all his/her legal heirs, followed by contact information and address of the applicant (petitioner) in case of the need of any clarifications about any information.

 

 

2) In the event that the applicant was not genuine, a power of attorney at law or a certified truly original image replica duly certified, must be submitted. The ratification of the aforementioned document should not exceed three months to the date it was issued when submitted.

 

 

3) A certificate issued by the parish priests of the Orthodox Church proving and stating the religious affiliation of the individual to be placed under curatorship and that he/she is a member of the Orthodox parish which is located within the regional jurisdiction of the Court.

 

 

 

4.I) In the event that the petitioner curator-to-be, is a member of the Orthodox parish, a certificate issued by the parish priests of the Orthodox Church must be provided, proving and stating the religious affiliation of the petitioner.

 

 

4.II) In the event that the petitioner curator-to-be, is a member of another Christian parish and/or of another denomination or religion, it is further asked that he/she provide to the court with all the documents to prove the legal interest of submitting his/her petition.

 

 

5) A certificate issued by the Orthodox Church stating the long absence of the individual to be placed under curatorship, along with a statement of non-knowledge of his/her whereabouts.

 

 

6) A certificate issued by the Orthodox Church, and another by the competent official authorities in Palestine / Israel, both stating the “Good Conduct” of the petitioner.

 

 

7) A valid Image replica (photocopy) of the petitioner’s ID and/or passport.

 

 

8) Certificates issued by the Mukhtar, the Notables and/or the dignitaries stating the long absence, the fact of non-existing relatives of the absent (missing) individual and the lack of information about him/her.

 

 

9) A by Notary warranty along with a Commercial Warranty that bounds, ensures, and obligates the petitioner to bear and be held responsible for any potential damage and/or harm which might occur to the shares and/or the properties and/or the holdings and/or the possessions and/or the estates and/or money and/or funds and/or assets etc. that will be under the curator hand and trust.

 

 

10) Sworn affidavit (statement upon oath), which states and mentions the long absence and the fact of the unknown location and/or existence of the absent (missing) individual.

 

 

11) A Judicial Acknowledgment stating clearly that there was never before issued a similar court order for the same person in the past, by which petitioner “curator-to-be” will be legally held responsible before court in case such a judicial court order has been issued in the past. 

 

 

12. I) In the event that the petitioner is an heir: a list of all the movable and immovable property and/or estate duly certified and authenticated must be submitted to the Court in a period that does not exceed three months to the day the petition was submitted. Otherwise the Court has the competence to reject the submitted petition.

 

 

12. II) In the event that the petitioner is not one of the heirs: upon submitting the petition duly by assets and law the applicant shall receive a “to whom it may concern” letter that grants him/her the authority and eligibility to acquire the prior-mentioned list in index (12.I) and submit it to the Court in a period that does not exceed three months to the day the petition was submitted. Otherwise the court has the competence to reject the submitted petition.  

 

  

13) Payment of the requested fees according to the fees list issued by the Court.

 

 

14) The petitioner is obligated within a period of 48 hours after submitting his/her petition to post a formal notice in any local newspaper and to provide the Court with a copy of that newspaper.

 

 

***NOTE: all the above mentioned documents should be submitted to the Court. Any petition that does not meet the requirements/conditions will be rejected, as the Court may request other documents if and when deemed necessary.