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April 28, 2021|
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.
Annulment of a Marriage:
Annulment of a marriage contract can be defined as the legal procedure by which the marriage itself is declared null and void. There are certain legal requirements that are to be met in order for a marriage to be considered valid and hence enforceable. These conditions constitute the minimum requirement of marriage.
The legal requirements for a valid marriage are varied and can be broadly classified as: “Legal requirements for a “Sharia or Muslim Marriage” and “Legal Requirements for a Non-Muslim Marriage”.
Legal requirements for a Muslim Marriage:
There are certain key legal requirements that are to be met in order for a Muslim marriage to be recognized as a valid marriage in the UAE.
The major requirements are as follows:
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