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Mediation Centres in UAE Engaged in Dispute Resolutions

Last updated on May 30th, 2019 at 12:33 pmIn the United Arab Emirates, Mediation is being employed for settling various cases of disputes involving civil & commercial matters as well as family law. Various Mediation centres have been opened to resolve disputes. Many steps have been taken to make mediation an acceptable recourse aside from law courts. Here are some of the mediation centres in UAE that are actively involved in facilitating mediations in UAE: Dubai International Financial Center The Dubai International Financial Center (DIFC) court rules encourage participation in mediation and conciliation processes as an alternative to resolve disputes. … Continue reading Mediation Centres in UAE Engaged in Dispute Resolutions

Tax Filing for US Expats in UAE & Foreign Earned Income Exclusion

Last updated on May 30th, 2019 at 12:55 pmThis blog article discusses about Tax Filing for US Expats in the UAE and how they can qualify for the Foreign Earned Income Exclusion. US Nationals and Green Card Holders who do not reside within the US or its territories or have any US income, are still required to file an income tax return and pay taxes on their worldwide income earned either through employment or through their ownership in a foreign company. In addition to income tax returns, they may be required to comply with Foreign Bank and Financial Account Reporting … Continue reading Tax Filing for US Expats in UAE & Foreign Earned Income Exclusion

Enforcing Foreign Judgement in UAE for Child Custody Case

Last updated on May 30th, 2019 at 01:08 pmWe often come across cases whereby either spouse has secured judgment in his/her favor to get custody of the child in a foreign country or in country of their origin. The question that arises is how one can enforce foreign judgment in the UAE. Further, what are implications one has to face for keeping the child in the UAE without consent of spouse? Child custody issue is addressed under Hague Convention 1980, which states that all member states are required to execute foreign judgment for custody of the child through their local … Continue reading Enforcing Foreign Judgement in UAE for Child Custody Case

How to Become Exclusive Distributor of A Foreign Company in the UAE

Last updated on May 30th, 2019 at 01:40 pmThis article discusses about the procedure for becoming an Exclusive Distributor in the UAE of a foreign company, signing an Exclusive Distribution Agreement with the foreign company and the precautions to be taken so that you can setup a successful distributorship of a foreign company in UAE. The U.A.E. Commercial Agencies Law regulates and governs the appointment of commercial agents, sales representatives, and distributors in the U.A.E. This law allows foreign investors/companies to appoint a commercial agent to represent their interests in the U.A.E. instead of establishing a permanent presence. This law … Continue reading How to Become Exclusive Distributor of A Foreign Company in the UAE

Real Estate investment disputes in UAE

Last updated on May 30th, 2019 at 01:44 pm Are you involved in a dispute with a real estate firm? Or Looking for a Real Estate investment in Dubai or other emirates in the UAE? Then this article is a must read for you as it focuses on one of the most important aspect which every buyer/investor wants to know i.e. what claims and how much can one make in a real estate dispute and how under the UAE laws. Rights of investor/buyer in the UAE when property handover delayed As we know that contract by their nature reflects the … Continue reading Real Estate investment disputes in UAE

Ramadan Kareem 2014 & Legal Consultation Discount Offer

Last updated on April 13th, 2017 at 03:35 pm30% Discount on Legal Consultation Fees The holy month of Ramadan (also sometimes written as Ramzan or Ramalan) is just about to come, and as part of our social commitment,  the management at Khairallah Advocates & Legal Consultants has decided to offer 30% discount on legal consultation fees during the entire sacred month of Ramdan. Furthermore, we will also give discount on the professional fees. We provide legal consultation in the following practice areas and more: Civil & Commercial Litigation Criminal Litigation Corporate & Commercial Law Maritime Law Establishment & Company Formation … Continue reading Ramadan Kareem 2014 & Legal Consultation Discount Offer

Ramadan in UAE : Labour Law & Your Legal Rights

Last updated on September 2nd, 2019 at 01:27 pm This article discuss about Ramadan in UAE – Fasting in this sacred month, Labour Law and Your legal right as an employee including the working hours. About Ramadan Ramadan is one of the most important periods in the Muslim year. It is a time of spiritual awakening, self-evaluation and remembrance of Allah, which Muslims observe through fasting and prayer. Muslims fast from sunrise to sunset to commemorate the revelation of the Holy Quran and as an expression of their deep reverence to Allah and Prophet Mohammed. Traditionally, Muslims break their fast … Continue reading Ramadan in UAE : Labour Law & Your Legal Rights

Lapse in Child Custody

Last updated on May 30th, 2019 at 02:12 pmLapse in Child Custody According to Personal Status Law No. 28 of 2005 By Counselor Hussain Mohammed Aref Hussain In the article about Child custody in UAE, we discussed about the legitimacy of child custody. And here, we discuss about the child custody lapse which can cause the custodian loses the right of custody of the child after separation of the marriage. There are requirements that must be met by the custodian, whether a man or a woman, as per Articles 142 and 143 of the Personal Status Law. The lapse of … Continue reading Lapse in Child Custody

Child Custody in UAE

Last updated on September 25th, 2019 at 08:50 am This blog article discuss about the Legitimacy of Child Custody as per UAE Personal Status Law no. 28 of 2008, Conditions of Eligibility & Order of Custodians Authored by Legal Advisor: Hussain Mohammed Aref Hussain The Legitimacy of Child Custody One of the most important aspects of the dissolution of marriage or divorce is the children given birth to by such marriage, their fate, and the parent, best fit to attend to, raise, take care of, guard them, achieve their best interest and repel any harm thereto. The interpretive memo of … Continue reading Child Custody in UAE

Drink and drive law & the punishment in UAE

Last updated on November 19th, 2019 at 03:40 pmThis article describes the UAE Traffic Law concerning driving under the influence of an alcoholic or narcotic substance or the like and the penalties. Federal Law No. 21 of 1995 “Concerning traffic” as amended is the law, which governs traffic and regulates vehicles. The law also stipulates the sanctions for traffic crimes and procedures related thereto. Drink and drive law in UAE It is strictly prohibited for the driver of any vehicle to drive while under the influence of an alcoholic or narcotic substance or the like regardless of whether the consumption … Continue reading Drink and drive law & the punishment in UAE