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Family & Personal Status Law firm in UAE | Family lawyers in Dubai

Family & personal status are the most crucial factors in a person’s life. Any damage to the family relations is a compassionate matter requiring sensible and delicate intervention by an attorney for reasonable solutions. We provide you with the right lawyers who have many years of combined experience in resolving different types of family issues.

We understand that divorce and other matters handled in family courts can be painful and overwhelming issues to deal with; hence you need a lawyer who would listen patiently to your problems and help you through this difficult time. We handle family issuesย so that both parties are treated and respected well throughout the procedure. Nasty or hurting remarks are avoided at all costs, and all these matters are dealt with with the utmost care by our responsible family lawyers.

Divorce Experts

If you are seeking or evaluating your options for a divorce or another family matter, don’t hesitate to contact our law firm to discuss your case with us.

Family Mediation

We will advise you on the most appropriate way of resolving any disputes, whether through negotiation, mediation, collaborative practice, or litigation.

Child Custody

In cases where children are involved, we recognize the importance of sensitivity to their needs and feelings while understanding that often positive and decisive action may be in their best interests.

International Law

Such cases are handled intelligently without hurting their feelings and ensuring their present & future life are not affected badly. We have significant experience advising international families with links to several different countries.

Personalized Services

Specific family issues need to be concealed so as not to become a public shame. Such matters are dealt with personally with the clients, ensuring their privacy, yet coming into decisions after considering all the related issues.

Our expert family lawyers are available on the following issues:

*but are not limited to*

  • Inheritance issues
  • Legal custody of children of international couples
  • Christian marriage contracts
  • Property issues of spouses
  • Guardianship or custody of a minor

1- What does the family and personal status law in UAE mean?

According to the Personal Status Law, lawyers in Dubai explain that a contract may be void in the following situations: a union that takes place without the wife’s guardian present. The couples are separated if the marriage has been legally consummated. (See Article 39) If the male is temporarily or permanently forbidden from dating the lady (Article 40).
FAQ about family and personal status law in UAE | best lawyers in Dubai for divorce

2- Does UAE family law apply to assets held in other countries?

If the parties agree to a property division agreement, this agreement is only considered for assets situated in the UAE. Assets held in other countries are not subject to UAE family law proceedings unless the parties agree that the applicable foreign law will be applied by the UAE court.

3- How do families differ in UAE?

A family in the UAE might include grandparents, parents, children, and siblings who all live together. The father is regarded as the family’s leader and has the most authority. While women are respected, they usually live separate lives from men.

We also provide legal advice and services on the UAE Migration law and significantly related procedures.

Abdultaiyab Bahrainwala, LLM, LLB advises on all aspects of UAE Property Laws, Commercial Laws, Corporate Laws, Labour Laws, Banking Laws and Family Laws. He proved to be one of the top lawyers in UAE

Abdultaiyab Bahrainwala

Partner / Senior Lawyer