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This New Federal Law has introduced changes in personal status matters for non-Muslims in matters related to family guidance mediation, rights between the parties in relation to testimony,...
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Child custody is an important consideration when spouses are getting divorced. While divorce in itself is a tough situation to be in, when there are children involved, it becomes a harder situation.
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The law which regulates and governs family disputes in the UAE is coded and contains provisions relating to marriage, dissolution, custody and guardianship, amongst others.
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Under the Shariah rules, a man is allowed to marry more than once and can have up to 4 wives. That said, the second wife has several rights in such a case. Some of the rights...
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Under the UAE personal status laws, a custodian and a guardian are two different concepts.
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In this final Part V of the series on family law matters for expats in the UAE, we continue to understand the key changes brought by the new law in the Emirates of Abu Dhabi...
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Interfaith marriage refers to situations where the spouses who belong to different faiths conclude a marriage.
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The UAE is home to around 8.84 million who belong to various nationalities and include amongst other South Asians, Europeans etc constituting approximately 89 per cent of the total population of the country.
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Adoption is not specifically recognized under the UAE Laws. However, Federal Law No. 1/2012 Concerning the Custody of Children of Unknown Parentage (Custody Law) and...
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We have discussed personal status laws applicable to the UAE in the previous articles.
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In Part III of our series on family law related issues for expats in the UAE, we turn our focus to the matters related to child custody, child relocation and abduction, and inheritance, as governed by the UAE laws.
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The Emirate of Dubai has issued a new executive decision, called the Dubai Executive Council Decision No. 16 of 2022 (Dubai Decision )
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This question is often raised by couples who are planning a divorce and hence are concerned...
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Expatriates have enjoyed living in the UAE for many years but often do not understand the application of the UAE laws on them.
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United Arab Emirates is a host to millions of expatriates and foreigners who have made UAE their home. As a result, the UAE laws also cater to these expats and foreigners.
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Such a query is often concerning Muslims, as pursuant to the Islamic Sharia laws, a Muslim male may have as many as four wives.
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In a recent development, the Ras Al Khaimah Courts Department has launched a new electronic registration system for family cases. The new service can be accessed through the official electronic portal...
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When dealing with divorce, you might have inadvertently come across various facets of what is commonly referred to as ‘family law'.
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Many groundbreaking legal changes have been introduced in the UAE in recent months. The new changes have been nothing short of revolutionary in terms of modernizing the existing rules and building...
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This webinar is designed to give you an overview on the UAE Family law on matters related to marriage, divorce, custody, maintenance and affiliation in the UAE.
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