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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
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...
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.
Hassan Elhais
The authority confirms that under the concerned scheme the visa can only be renewed once.
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.
STA Law Firm
The UAE is made up of around 80% expats which is one of the highest rates in the world.
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
In my column this week in The National newspaper, I answer a question on how travel bans relate to custody cases, reassuring a woman who is concerned that her work travel may give her estranged husband cause to file a custody case ...
Hassan Elhais
Legal experts weigh in after legal expert calls for divorce law for women to be tightened
Expatriate Law
Andrew and Molly live in Dubai. Andrew was born in Scotland but has a British father. He holds a British passport. Molly is an Australian citizen. Andrew has not lived in England since 2003.
Hassan Elhais
My husband and I are married and live in the UAE.
Hassan Elhais
In my legal advice column this week in The National newspaper, I advise an expatriate who is going through a divorce on what legal grounds he has to go back to his country with his children, overriding the presumption that his estranged wife will be granted custody of the couple's two young children.
Hassan Elhais
In my publication this week, I discuss about the UAE Personal Status Law in different situations.
Hassan Elhais
In my publication this week, I explain about the asset protection at the time of divorce and the rights of the wife in the divorce contract to have a mutual divorce.
Hassan Elhais
In my publication this week, I explain that the guardianship will be granted to the father, not to the mother. Even if there are any other circumstances also the mother will not be granted guardianship.
STA Law Firm
A professional women's working hours might be from 9 to 6, but a housewife's job doesn't end there.
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