Mondaq Offshore - United Arab Emirates: Family and Matrimonial
STA Law Firm
The Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Courts recently made an announcement towards the amendments to the rules
Hamdan AlShamsi Lawyers & Legal Consultants
Very significant changes have been made to the DIFC Wills and Probate Registry Rules.
STA Law Firm
Wills is one of the ways in the process of planning for succession in the United Arab Emirates.
Hassan Elhais
Through this article, I will highlight three important points to be considered by either spouse, if the other half has abducted the child from another country to the UAE without proper authorization and consent.
James Berry and Associates Legal Consultants
When deciding the appropriate jurisdiction to divorce in, an influencing factor may be the potential outcomes following a divorce in either UAE or UK.
James Berry and Associates Legal Consultants
The answer depends on where you got married : Any marriage that takes place in the UAE must be registered at the relevant UAE Court.
James Berry and Associates Legal Consultants
Summer in the UAE is traditionally a quiet part of the year when many families head home to spend the time in cooler climes.
James Berry and Associates Legal Consultants
A Post-Nuptial Agreement is entered into during the marriage. Like a Prenuptial Agreement, it sets out the couple's agreement in relation to finances and other matters, should the relationship break down in the future.
Hassan Elhais
Question: If someone has chosen a beneficiary for their life insurance policy, does the insurance payout become part of the inheritance after the death of that person or is it only given
STA Law Firm
The UAE is among the most diverse nations in the world when it comes to the number of expats residing therein and also when it comes to the variety of different nationalities that there are.
Hassan Elhais
The principal source of law of inheritance in UAE is Shariah and on the basis of which several Federal Laws have been promulgated.
Hassan Elhais
The Personal Law in UAE permits the non-Muslim to draft a will and divide the property according to their will.
Hassan Elhais
Question: My wife and I recently divorced. Is it still possible to sponsor her? Answer: UAE law does not allow a man to provide visa sponsorship for a former wife.
STA Law Firm
The UAE is made up of around 80% expats which is one of the highest rates in the world.
Hassan Elhais
My husband and I divorced 10 years ago and I haven't seen him since. I moved to Dubai and would like my daughter to live with me. What needs to be done to let her come stay with me in the UAE?
Hassan Elhais
UAE law calls for the maintenance of a favourable and holistic environment for children.
Hassan Elhais
UAE Family Matters Q&As: How Can I Prove I Am Fit To Keep Custody Of My Child? In my column this week in The National newspaper, I answer an Egyptian woman who wants to know whether it is possible to apply the rule of her home country in the UAE in a family dispute, in this case
Hassan Elhais
In my column this week in The National newspaper, I answer a question on how travel bans relate to custody cases, reassuring a woman who is concerned that her work travel may give her estranged husband cause to file a custody case ...
Hassan Elhais
Legal experts weigh in after legal expert calls for divorce law for women to be tightened
Hassan Elhais
Legal experts weigh in after legal expert calls for divorce law for women to be tightened.
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Hassan Elhais
The principal source of law of inheritance in UAE is Shariah and on the basis of which several Federal Laws have been promulgated.
James Berry and Associates Legal Consultants
The answer depends on where you got married : Any marriage that takes place in the UAE must be registered at the relevant UAE Court.
STA Law Firm
Wills is one of the ways in the process of planning for succession in the United Arab Emirates.
James Berry and Associates Legal Consultants
Summer in the UAE is traditionally a quiet part of the year when many families head home to spend the time in cooler climes.
Hamdan AlShamsi Lawyers & Legal Consultants
Very significant changes have been made to the DIFC Wills and Probate Registry Rules.
Hassan Elhais
Through this article, I will highlight three important points to be considered by either spouse, if the other half has abducted the child from another country to the UAE without proper authorization and consent.
James Berry and Associates Legal Consultants
When deciding the appropriate jurisdiction to divorce in, an influencing factor may be the potential outcomes following a divorce in either UAE or UK.
Hassan Elhais
The Personal Law in UAE permits the non-Muslim to draft a will and divide the property according to their will.
STA Law Firm
A professional women's working hours might be from 9 to 6, but a housewife's job doesn't end there.
James Berry and Associates Legal Consultants
A Post-Nuptial Agreement is entered into during the marriage. Like a Prenuptial Agreement, it sets out the couple's agreement in relation to finances and other matters, should the relationship break down in the future.
Hassan Elhais
Question: If someone has chosen a beneficiary for their life insurance policy, does the insurance payout become part of the inheritance after the death of that person or is it only given
Hassan Elhais
Legal experts weigh in after legal expert calls for divorce law for women to be tightened.
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