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I am an expat married to local. We are blessed with two kids. He is earning well, well settled job, lovely kids Humdullah. My husband was cheating on me many times initial days of wedding I had proofs but just because of kids we continued and open a new chapter. Many things happened same for kids we opened new chapter. Now after 8 years still he is cheating. He is going from home and not at work. To enter Abudabhi he should do test but one week at work none of test appear in al Goan.Some weird bank transactions for different ladies he always say it’s his cleaners or some friend wife they ask help etc etc. some shopping transactions he says he ordered online and when at work but he is in field. I don’t have solid proofs but all the things prove he is cheating.
Details: I love him I don’t want my house to break. What I should do? Shall I make a complain to catch him red handed and withdraw the case so he will know the sequences? Same time I don’t want my kids to know how bad the dad is. Please help me.
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After the recent amendment to the UAE family law, a party claiming divorce must prove that they have ground for divorce. The grounds may be, among others, adultery committed by one spouse against the other. It is also important to note that if adultery is proven, the court may consider this reason as a sufficient ground to claim for divorce. Moreover, one may also note that adultery is against Islamic Sharia. In this case, the court may issue a divorce if such a ground is presented before the court and subsequently proven. Once the divorce is issued, the court may only award you with the maintenance entitlements on a case to case basis.
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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.