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May 03, 2023|
Marital rights of a woman refer to those entitlements that a wife can have over her husband, as a result of their marriage. Some of these rights can be exercised during the married life, while some can be claimed only after the spouses proceed for divorce.
April 25, 2023|
The laws governing your Divorce Personal matters in the UAE, up till February 2023, were governed by Federal Law No. 28 of 2005 Personal Status Law, along with some supporting provisions from the Civil Transactions Law of 1985. However now, as part of making the UAE more attractive for foreigners, the government has put forward an altogether separate law, which is based on internationally accepted practices and customs in terms of family laws
February 22, 2023|
February 1, 2023, marks the enforcement of a new personal law for non-Muslims in the UAE, namely, Federal Decree-Law No. 41 of 2022, on Civil Personal Status (Non-Muslim Personal Status Law).
June 01, 2022|
We have discussed personal status laws applicable to the entire UAE in the previous articles.
April 07, 2022|
While dissolution of marriage is one aspect of personal law matters, questions regarding claims in a divorce, the custody and relocation of children and inheritance, which are governed by the UAE laws, are important considerations too.
February 28, 2022|
When dealing with divorce, you might have inadvertently come across various facets of what is commonly referred to as ‘family law’.
November 24, 2021|
In the recent changes, a new Federal Decree-Law on Civil Personal Status for non-Muslims has been enacted (hereinafter “Civil Personal Status Law”).
August 31, 2021|
Infidelity is one of the grounds for divorce and 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.
August 19, 2021|
The divorce process in the UAE allows for meditation steps before proceeding with litigation. The UAE Court system, in certain cases, requires meditation as an essential and mandatory procedure that the parties must complete before registering a court case.
August 10, 2021|
The mutual divorce petition is thus jointly submitted by the husband and wife to the Court.
April 28, 2021|
There is a legal difference between the terms ‘Annulment’ and ‘Divorce’. Both terms relate to marriage contracts and have very distinct meanings and resultant procedures to each.
November 26, 2020|
The Personal Status Court in Dubai deals with divorce matters for both Emiratis and Expatriates.
April 07, 2019|
UAE Federal Law No. 29 of 2021 On the Entry and Residence of Foreigners, along with several Ministerial Decisions, governs the rules and regulations about the issuance of visas in the country.
April 03, 2016|
Following the issuance of the new Civil Personal Status Law for the non-Muslims in the country, these three factors have come to be determined separately for the Muslim and non-Muslim populations of the UAE.
September 20, 2014|
The methods of dissolution of marriage for muslims and non muslims residing in the UAE.
November 02, 2013|
Dr. Hassan Elhais explains whether financial orders outside the UAE are valid and how they are enforced and what legal challenges can be faced by the parties.
October 27, 2013|
Dr. Hassan Elhais comments on what factors the local courts take into consideration while deciding the financial obligations of a parent after divorce.
October 20, 2013|
Dr. Hassan Elhais clarifies the methods of divorce under Shariah.
October 15, 2013|
Dr. Hassan Elhais explains how marriages are recognized in the UAE and how divorces are executed under the UAE Laws.
October 05, 2013|
There are a number of exceptions, but in general, the Courts of First Instance (the lowest tier of court) have jurisdiction over family cases filed against citizens or foreigners who are domiciled or resident in the UAE.
November 04, 2012|
Family article on husband-and-wife rights under Shariah Law. There are specific rights designated to Husband and Wife under Shariah Law.
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