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Hassan Elhais
In the recent changes, a new decree-law on Personal status for non-Muslims in the emirate of Abu Dhabi has been enacted (hereinafter "New Decree").
Hassan Elhais
The federal law number 3 of 2016 on child rights (also known as the 'Wadeema law' or 'UAE child protection law') was enacted in the UAE in order to ensure that all children in the UAE...
Hassan Elhais
The UAE Personal Status Law defines ‘inheritance' as ‘the imperative devolution of the property and financial rights upon the death of their owner to those deserving' (Article 313).
Hassan Elhais
Abduction in legal terms refers to ‘taking a person away by means of persuasion, fraud, or force'. It can also be an act of unlawful interference with a family relationship, such as the taking of...
Hassan Elhais
Infidelity is one of the grounds for divorce and in fact it remains one of the major grounds for filing for divorce. That said, however, much depends on how infidelity can be proven before the courts.
Hassan Elhais
Divorce is not an easy process to go through as a family. However, sometimes divorce becomes a necessity for the couple, as they may have reached the crossroads in their marriage and it might...
Hassan Elhais
Divorce process in the UAE allows for meditation steps before proceeding with litigation. The UAE Court system, in fact, requires meditation as an essential and mandatory procedure that the parties...
Hassan Elhais
The right answer to this question is to ensure that you have a registered will at hand so that your wishes are protected as per the UAE inheritance law.
Hassan Elhais
Divorce by mutual consent can be best understood as the legal process by which both the husband and wife mutually agree for divorce and, therefore, would like to terminate the marriage as per agreed terms.
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BSA corporate associate Bradley Moran has recently been approved as a DIFC Will Draftsman.
Hassan Elhais
In the wake of progression by implementing new legislations, the Emirate of Dubai has promulgated a new law by virtue of Law number 9 of 2020 for regulating the Family Ownership...
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The principles of Shariah law in UAE govern the inheritance affairs of all the Muslims especially UAE nationals. Whereas, foreign expatiates whether Muslims or non-Muslims can apply the provisions...
Hassan Elhais
The concept of Legal guardianship is determined as per the UAE Federal Law Number 28 of 2005 on personal status and its amendments, commonly referred to as the ‘Personal Status Law'.
Hassan Elhais
There is a legal difference between the terms ‘Annulment' and ‘Divorce'. Both terms relate to marriage contracts and have a very distinct meaning and the resultant procedures to each.
Hassan Elhais
The UAE today has a total population of 3.5 million Indian Expats, which comprises 27 % of the total population of the UAE.
Hassan Elhais
With the swift changes in the personal laws of the UAE, the most momentous among them were the laws relating to Divorce and Inheritance.
Hassan Elhais
In the beginning of 2021, Decision No. 3 of 2021 organized the visitation timings by one of the one parents, and the decision has organized the time numbers and types, as well as the age of the Child ...
Hassan Elhais
In the beginning of 2021, the Dubai Courts issued Decision No. 3 of 2021, organizing the application of personal status matters.
Hassan Elhais
On 7th of November 2020 President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, introduced changes to the law of inheritances and deceased's ...
Hassan Elhais
The divorce process in Dubai is usually straightforward and involves the steps of counselling, settlements...
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