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  • Law on Family Matters for Expatriates living in the UAE: Part II

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    April 12, 2022

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    Expatriates have enjoyed living in the UAE for many years but often do not understand the application of the UAE laws on them. In this series, we are covering the laws applicable to family matters in the UAE which have implications for expatriates.


  • Explained: All you need to know about digital services for family disputes in the UAE

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    March 07, 2022

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    In a recent development, the Ras Al Khaimah Courts Department has launched a new electronic registration system for family cases. The new service can be accessed through the official electronic portal maintained by the Ras Al Khaimah government. The new system for electronic filing has been now introduced with the specific aims to simplify the entire process, making it more customer-friendly in order to achieve speedy submission of applications before the family guidance department.


  • What are the new updates for family court proceedings in the UAE?

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    February 16, 2022

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    705 views

    Many groundbreaking legal changes have been introduced in the UAE in recent months. The new changes have been nothing short of revolutionary in terms of modernizing the existing rules and building a more flexible and expat-friendly environment.


  • How Can a Man Get Away from Alimony to an Unemployed Wife?

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    January 19, 2022

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    546 views

    A divorce process can often be a very unsettling time for the people; however, it is important to understand that financial rights concerning ‘alimony’ and ‘child support’ are very crucial factors that have far-reaching implications. In legal terms, ‘alimony’ refers to the legal obligation of a person to provide financial support to his or her spouse in the instance of a marital separation as per the applicable family law.


  • When to Give Inheritance Money to Your Family as per the UAE Law?

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    August 17, 2021

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    971 views

    Pursuant to the latest amendments made to the inheritance laws in the UAE, it is now possible for expats to apply the law of their home country for inheritance matters, including specifying the choice of law as part of their will.


  • The New Concept of Family Ownership in Dubai

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    July 07, 2021

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    914 views

    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 (hereinafter referred to as the Law).


  • New Manual Issued For Family Cases in Abu Dhabi

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    March 25, 2020

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    2245 views

    The Judicial circuit of Abu Dhabi has on 26 February 2020 issued Decision number 9 of the year 2020 regarding a manual for handling personal status cases in the emirate of Abu Dhabi, hereinafter referred to as the Manual.


  • Can Your Ex-Husband Claim Custody If You Are Remarried?

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    March 11, 2020

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    1819 views

    Divorce is indeed a very delicate matter, and if children are involved, it should be dealt with the utmost care and conscious.


  • Let us Have a Look at New Amendments in UAE Family Law!

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    February 12, 2020

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    3140 views

    UAE government has issued some significant amendments in UAE Family law, especially towards divorce and custody cases by virtue of Federal Law Number 8 of 2019 amending Federal Law number 28 of 2005 concerning the Personal Status Law in UAE (the new Law)


  • Are You A Victim Of Domestic Violence?

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    January 16, 2020

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    4187 views

    UAE law considers domestic violence a serious felony and the damage incurred by the other person can have serious consequences on their daily life or routine.


  • General Guidelines to be Taken into Consideration if the Court Ask Parties in Family Case to Bring Witness

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    December 22, 2019

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    2515 views

    A fundamental requirement of being a witness is to be impartial as a person with the conflict of interest with either of the parties is not recommended to appear as a witness.


  • Your Guide in Family Cases

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    May 24, 2017

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    8471 views

    In this article I will guide you to better understand the legal process which is followed in most family disputes.


  • Family Court Process

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    October 27, 2016

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    6921 views

    The statement of Claim is drafted by the Claimant or the lawyer. The statement of claim has to be in writing and in the Arabic language. The statement of claim should include the names of the parties, the location, and addresses of the...


  • Proving Your Claim in Family Court Part 1

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    February 25, 2016

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    4410 views

    Dr. Hassan Elhais explains the kind of correspondences that the court accepts, and the role of the mediators in the processes of the family courts, whose purpose is to communicate between the parties to settle an...


  • Proving Your Claim in Family Court Part 2

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    February 25, 2016

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    5564 views

    Dr. Hassan Elhais explains who are accepted as witnesses and what their impact could mean for the outcome. 90% of the cases will involve witnesses and they can have the biggest impact on the outcome of the case.


  • Settlement Agreements

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    February 24, 2016

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    5648 views

    Dr. Hassan Elhais explains the second part of the of the guide through family court proceedings, outlining some of the common mistakes made by parties while entering into settlement agreements due to the absence of a...


  • What Happens After Witness Hearing

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    February 23, 2016

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    5557 views

    Dr. Hassan Elhais explains about the Witnesses in the family court. After the witnesses have made their statements in the Family Court, there is usually one more hearing after that in order to allow both the parties to comment on the...


  • Divorce for UAE Resident Under UAE Family Law and Hindu Marriage Act 1995

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    February 08, 2016

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    5363 views

    Dr. Hassan Elhais explains the divorce for a U.A.E resident under U.A.E Family Law and Hindu marriage act 1995.


  • Family Dispute Resolution Mediation Collaborative Law and Arbitration

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    November 17, 2013

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    3278 views

    Dr. Hassan Elhais explains the role of the family guidance committee in resolving family disputes.


  • Jurisdiction and Conflict of Law

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    October 01, 2013

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    5637 views

    Dr. Hassan Elhais discusses the legal complications arising from jurisdiction and the questions of which laws shall prevail when it comes to family cases.


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