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A power of attorney is a legally binding document which, when properly executed, allows the receiver of the power of attorney (known as the agent) to act on behalf of the grantor in relation to their personal affairs...
Hassan Elhais
It is affirmed under Article 1 of the Manual that all competent court or authorities dealing with personal matters shall adhere with the provisions of the Manual,...
Hassan Elhais
As we progress towards 2020, UAE government has issued some significant amendments in UAE Family law...
Expatriate Law
In this video, Byron James, Partner and Barrister at Expatriate Law, discusses with Ben Fearnley of 29 Bedford Row and Helen Brander of Pump Court Chambers on how to deal with digital fraud...
Hassan Elhais
Divorce is indeed a very delicate matter, and if children are involved, it should be dealt with the utmost care and conscious.
Hassan Elhais
This is in accordance with Article 120(4) of the new Law.
Hassan Elhais
The vast majority of family court cases may have recourse to witness testimony, which can be very determinative to the outcome of the case.
STA Law Firm
Due to rising income and wealth, marriage and divorce have now started becoming a complex transaction. Pre-nuptial agreements have come to rescue for such complicated marital issues arising out...
STA Law Firm
The Arab Charter of Woman's Rights has introduced a new legislation in regards of a woman's citizenship being passed on to their children and their right to marry foreigners.
Hassan Elhais
Through this article, I will highlight three important points to be considered by either spouse, if the other half has abducted the child from another country to the UAE without proper authorization and consent.
James Berry and Associates Legal Consultants
When deciding the appropriate jurisdiction to divorce in, an influencing factor may be the potential outcomes following a divorce in either UAE or UK.
James Berry and Associates Legal Consultants
The answer depends on where you got married : Any marriage that takes place in the UAE must be registered at the relevant UAE Court.
James Berry and Associates Legal Consultants
Summer in the UAE is traditionally a quiet part of the year when many families head home to spend the time in cooler climes.
James Berry and Associates Legal Consultants
A Post-Nuptial Agreement is entered into during the marriage. Like a Prenuptial Agreement, it sets out the couple's agreement in relation to finances and other matters, should the relationship break down in the future.
STA Law Firm
The UAE is among the most diverse nations in the world when it comes to the number of expats residing therein and also when it comes to the variety of different nationalities that there are.
Hassan Elhais
Question: My wife and I recently divorced. Is it still possible to sponsor her? Answer: UAE law does not allow a man to provide visa sponsorship for a former wife.
Hassan Elhais
My husband and I divorced 10 years ago and I haven't seen him since. I moved to Dubai and would like my daughter to live with me. What needs to be done to let her come stay with me in the UAE?
Hassan Elhais
UAE law calls for the maintenance of a favourable and holistic environment for children.
Hassan Elhais
UAE Family Matters Q&As: How Can I Prove I Am Fit To Keep Custody Of My Child? In my column this week in The National newspaper, I answer an Egyptian woman who wants to know whether it is possible to apply the rule of her home country in the UAE in a family dispute, in this case
Hassan Elhais
In this article published by the Khaleej Times newspaper on a new development granting women divorcees a one-year visa extension to stay in the country, I explain how the new humanitarian law will help prevent abuse of power by husbands.
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