Matat Plesner Law Firm

Matat Plesner – Firm Owner & Founder, Adv. and Mediator




Divorce Case Management, Litigation, Mediation, Financing and Divorce Agreements, Parenting Agreements, Common Law Spouses, Property, Spousal Support, Custody, Child Abduction, Wills and Inheritance

Matat Plesner – Law Firm is one of Israel’s leading boutique firms in family law, mediation and divorce. The firm’s team provides clients with a package of solutions that include cases conducted in different courts, and mediation pro-ceedings as part of drawing up agreements. The firm’s clients enjoy reliable, discreet and effective service adapted to the personal needs of each client. The firm’s uniqueness is in its high service awareness, broad professional know-how and major experience in conducting elaborate cases including cases with financial aspects.

The firm was founded in 2006 by Matat Plesner, member of the Israel Bar Association since 1999, and is currently comprised of 5 attorneys. Adv. Plesner is a skilled lawyer with proven experience who has obtained many legal achievements and successes in the firm’s practice including conducting divorce cases, mediation proceedings, drawing up prenuptial and divorce agreements, parenting agreements, common law marriages, family support, custody, child abduction, making wills, inheritance cases, other family disputes etc.

Plesner has major experience in building strategies and tactics in cases that she manages. She is also an authorized mediator and conducts family and divorce mediation cases and has major experience in managing negotiations.

Plesner has a high rate of success in settling disputes through complex mediation proceedings. The firm specializes in managing cases and representation in family affairs courts and rabbinical courts and other tribunals. Representation includes planning strategies without compromise, to obtain clients’ targets to maximum effect.

The firm provides clients with personal and warm attention, and conducts itself with max-imum sensitivity. In managing cases the firm’s staff are assisted by experts while mapping future scenarios and system-atic thinking to fit the client’s needs.

The firm’s uniqueness is its uncompromising professionalism, determination, and constantly aspiring to excellence, and its values and creativity.

Contribution to the Community

At any time, the firm’s staff conducts at least one pro bono case, seeing this as a substantial and important contribution to the community, recognizing this endeavor as a significant part of routine activities.

Adv. Matat Plesner

Matat Plesner is a graduate in Law and Administration, Tel Aviv University. She has been a member of the Israel Bar since 1999 and an authorized mediator since 2005. In the past Matat Plesner worked as a volunteer for 5 years for the National Council for the Child. She has been teaching at Harvard University where she was awarded a certificate for excellence in instruction in 2005. Matat Plesner was a member of the Ethics Committee of the Israel Bar Tel Aviv Dis-trict and serves today as a Senior Lecturer in an advanced family mediation course in “Harmonia”. In 2014 Adv. Plesner established “Harmonia – a home for mediation” – a divorce mediation center and the leading school in Israel for the mediation and family-mediation professions. Adv. Plesner is a member of the National Forum for family law of the Israel Bar.

Practice Areas

Representation in the Family Affairs Court – The firm has major experience in representing complex cases in family af-fairs court including the overall range of family law, resulting in impressive achievements and obtaining clients’ goals.

Representation in the Rabbinical Court – The firm has major experience in managing cases in the rabbinical court and Rabbinical High Court.

Mediation – The firm’s staff is proud of its achievements in mediation. The firm enjoys proven experience in its ability to reach optimal agreements for clients through the assistance of creative and innovative thinking. The firm conducts complex mediations in various fields including, but not limited to, elaborate property matters.

Prenuptial and Divorce Agreements – Thanks to its human and professional approach, the firm’s staff has been chosen to lead complex negotiation proceedings between married or common law couples, to the full satisfaction of the parties and without being dragged into long legal proceedings.

Parenting Agreements – The firm has major experience in drawing up a range of parental agreements including same sex parenting agreements.

Same Sex Couple Agreements – The firm specializes in preparing prenuptial and/ or parenting agreements for same sex couples.

Common Law Spouses – The firm has major experience in managing child support cases, custody cases and property of common law spouses in the courts and as part of conducting negotiations and reaching settlements outside the courts. In 2009, the firm won a precedent-setting ruling in this area.

Property Cases – The firm has outstanding expertise in administrating highly financed and complex property cases at courts. The firm also handles cases of property smuggles in Israel and oversees, while getting assistance from private investigators, actuary and financial consultants.

Spousal Support Cases – Over the years, the firm has handled an enormous number of child and women support cases with great success in both the civil and rabbinical courts.

Custody Cases – Custody cases are especially sensitive cases in the field of family law. The firm handles many custody cases including paternal and joint custody suits, while reaching major achievements in discussions.

Child Abduction – The firm has experience in handling international abduction cases in which staff mobilizes for a swift, precise, sensitive and professional handling of the case leading to success. Wills and Inheritance – The firm has experience in drawing up wills and handling inheritance cases.


  • Professional articles published on the “PsakDin” site: Approving Partnership Agreements Between Same-Sex Cou-ples” and “The Authorizations Race” (2001).
  • Many appearances in the media and newspaper publications.

Client Base

The firm’s clients include businessmen and high-techers, intelligence personnel, doctors, engineers, economists, capi-tal-market professionals, CPAs, psychologists, lawyers, pedagogues, journalists, celebrities and more who have full confidence in the firm’s staff and enjoy professional and worthy representation.