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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.
Hassan Elhais
I divorced my husband in 2012 in Dubai.
Hassan Elhais
My husband and I are married and live in the UAE.
Hassan Elhais
In my legal advice column this week in The National newspaper, I advise an expatriate who is going through a divorce on what legal grounds he has to go back to his country with his children, overriding the presumption that his estranged wife will be granted custody of the couple's two young children.
Hassan Elhais
Neglectful parents must be 'held accountable' if their children die due to a fatal lack of care, a safety leader has said.
Hassan Elhais
In my publication this week, I discuss about the UAE Personal Status Law in different situations.
Hassan Elhais
In my publication this week, I explain about the asset protection at the time of divorce and the rights of the wife in the divorce contract to have a mutual divorce.
Hassan Elhais
In my publication this week, I explain that the guardianship will be granted to the father, not to the mother. Even if there are any other circumstances also the mother will not be granted guardianship.
Hassan Elhais
The South African resident has a garnishee order in place and wants to know if it can be applied to her former spouse in the UAE.
STA Law Firm
A professional women's working hours might be from 9 to 6, but a housewife's job doesn't end there.
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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.
STA Law Firm
A professional women's working hours might be from 9 to 6, but a housewife's job doesn't end there.
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
I suspect that my husband might be cheating on me but I do not have enough evidence to prove it. Can I request that the authorities get Etisalat to check the text message exchanges...
STA Law Firm
12 November 2017. His Highness Sheikh Mohammad bin Rashid Al Maktoum has implemented Law Number 15 of 2017 on inheritance...
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
In my publication this week, I point out the family matter regarding the reason for divorce and the jurisdiction of the court
Expatriate Law
In the NatWest "Quality of Life" index, the UAE and Dubai are ranked second only to Singapore, outranking all other typical expatriate locations such as Australia, New Zealand and Spain.
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.
Hassan Elhais
Legal experts weigh in after legal expert calls for divorce law for women to be tightened.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
The question of inheritance in the event of death is the ultimate apprehension of European expatriates residing in the UAE, especially considering the uncertainty and complexity of the rules that governs inheritance matters in the UAE.
STA Law Firm
The UAE is made up of around 80% expats which is one of the highest rates in the world.
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