Im a non muslim with muslim husband without kids working & living in UAE, Are we allowed to draw a will regarding our movable and immovable assets in UAE if my husband is muslim and im not?


Question:
Im a non muslim with muslim husband without kids working & living in UAE, both our parents live abroad in different counties. Who will inherit our jointly owned property if (a) wife or (b) husband or (c) both pass away without a will in UAE? Who will inherit our jointly owned savings? Are we allowed to draw a will regarding our movable and immovable assets in UAE if my husband is muslim and im not?  

Answer:
Please be informed that so that we are better placed to advise you, we would need a detailed discussion with you about your matter. This may need at least one hour of detailed evaluation of your legal position to establish the relevant legal recourse you may take. Our Professional Fees for the consultation is capped at AED1,050/- including VAT and payable upfront. Please provide us with your confirmation and accordingly, I will arrange to schedule the consultation for you

 

Disclaimer:
The above information might not apply if both parties are non-Muslim. Starting from the 1st of February 2023, UAE issued specific family law to be applied between non-Muslim expat residents in case none of them wanted to apply his/her home country’s law in the UAE. To know more information about this law, please feel free to click this link.

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