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  • What you need to know? Inheritance law in the UAE?

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    October 13, 2021

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    The UAE Personal Status Law defines ‘inheritance’ as ‘the imperative devolution of the property and financial rights upon the death of their owner to those deserving’ (Article 313). Inheritance conventionally means handing over one’s assets to his/her descendants, family, or other legally entitled beneficiaries.


  • Learn more about the Dubai New Law Allowing Heirs to Sell Their Inherited Properties

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    June 30, 2021

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    The Decree 23 intends to secure members of a family in case of sale of private properties that are dependent upon the orders for inheritance (explicitly senior residents, minors, single females, divorced people, widows and people with uncommon needs), to guarantee that the sale of the property isn't hindering to their privileges and interest.


  • What Should You Know About Inheritance and Estate Law of Deceased in UAE?

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    January 20, 2021

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    These changes now enable expatriates living in the UAE, and foreigners with real estate investments in the UAE, to specify in their Will, the law which they wish to apply to the distribution of their UAE assets, making them feel more at ease and at home.


  • Inheritance Under Muslim Law: Framework of Sharia Law

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    February 27, 2019

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    UAE Inheritance Framework Under Sharia Law that governs both UAE National and Expatriates.


  • Application of Home Country Inheritance Law

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    August 31, 2016

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    The Personal Status Law provides in Art. 1(2) the general rule that" the provisions of this law shall apply to non-UAE nationals" and the exception that "unless the foreigner elects to apply his or her personal status law".


  • What is HEBA?

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    March 27, 2016

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    In general, Heba is an unconditional transfer of property made immediately and without exchange or consideration by one person to another and accepted by or on behalf of the latter.


  • Inheritance Rules for Non-Muslims in the UAE

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    March 23, 2016

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    Although Article 17/1 of the Civil Code of the UAE provides that it is the law of the deceased that shall govern the inheritance at the time of his death, Article 17(5) of the same law provided that UAE law shall apply to wills made by...


  • Rules of Succession in Dubai

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    June 16, 2015

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    If insurance policy defined the beneficiary's name, then beneficiary will be the receiver of the insurance value as beneficiary according to the civil law regardless of principles of Sharia law.


  • Heirs According to Shariah Principles of Succession

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    February 16, 2015

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    The shares and percentages of wealth distribution between the heirs is based on clear formulas. There are so many combinations of families that each cannot be stated.


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