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FAMILY MATTERS

 

Family Services

This area of  law deals with family matters and domestic relations, Issues may arise in family law where there is a question as to the laws of the jurisdiction that apply to the marriage relationship or to custody and divorce, and whether a divorce or child custody order is recognized under the laws of another jurisdiction.

 

Marriage

We advice expatriates in the light of their personal status getting a legal marriage.
We follow all the necessary legal procedures to render the marriage at its utmost use.  
Starting from submitting the electronic application until receiving the certificate after completing the information on the computer in the light of the decision.

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Divorce & Custody

We provide full divorce services in Dubai Courts in the light of global various laws.
Our family lawyers are deeply experienced in family law & divorce cases, they provide you peace of mind during sensitive circumstances, and they are well qualified in dealing with such matters. 
We also file maintenance and child support either before or during the divorce. 
However, maintenance right is not only bestowed on the wife but also upon all the dependents of a person which includes the children and the parents of the person and therefore each of them has a right to claim the same. Divorce process is sensitive and private, confidentiality is our foremost we are monitored to maintain privacy during and after the divorce is successfully legalized.

 

Inheritance

We have a full succession service starting from death until getting a succession paper from personal status court, we continue provide the following:
Our highly experienced inheritance / administration of estates department has been developed to relieve the burden from clients during a difficult time with the loss of a loved one. Our expert team provides a full range of services from dealing with the complete administration of an estate on behalf of the Heirs, Executors or Beneficiaries (whether they are resident in the UAE or not) to simply advising or assisting with any specific inheritance aspect of the estate. 

What may seem like a simple exercise can quickly become complicated and time consuming and our highly qualified lawyers can take the burden of the heirs to administer the estate.
In case of intestacy, UAE federal law governs local assets’ distribution exclusively, we proceed before the local courts until we are satisfied that all debts have been legally discharged and the issue of inheritance settled, this includes joint bank accounts and other shared assets.

The principles of the UAE Shari’a law extend to mortgages, finance, investments and trusts.

Administer an estate in accordance with a Federal Shari’a Will and DIFC jurisdiction. 
We contact relevant authorities, utility providers to notify of death and finalize accounts, we also communicate with beneficiaries and advise them of their entitlements under the Will or on intestacy in accordance with the UAE federal Laws..

Will & Probate

In the UAE every adult, no matter what their circumstances, religion or nationality are, needs to execute certain life and estate planning documents. These documents give instructions to others of your wishes in the event of your death or incapacity. Because death and incapacity often happen unexpectedly, it is important that you plan ahead by making certain decisions before the time arises. We  help you plan your estate and probate your will at your favor through our professional team in less time and cost.