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Law Firms in Dubai
Jun 2018

Women and Divorce - Think Financially!

Spousal Support in Broken Marriages A professional women’s working hours might be from 9 to 6, but a housewife’s job doesn’t end there. A housewife has a 24-hour tireless position much more than anyone who works outside the house. On any given day they are required to be nurses, psychologists,…

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Law Firms in Abu Dhabi
May 2018

Legalities Surrounding Division of Assets Post Divorce: US Law

US Law: Legalities Surrounding Division of Assets Post Divorce What’s mine is yours! During subsistence of the marriage, this phrase is often (willingly) quoted by either spouse to the other. However, the dynamics change once the marriage ends and the married couple goes through a divorce. The aspects and details…

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Insider Trading Laws in Dubai UAE
Nov 2017

The Law on Insider Trading

INSIDER TRADING BETWEEN FRIENDS AND FAMILY “The stock market is a device for transferring money from the impatient to the patient.”                                                                                                                                   - Warren Buffet The term insider trading has been popular amongst headlines of newspapers for a while now and has been subject to the argument of whether…

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Top Best Criminal Lawyers in UAE
Jul 2017

Palpable Payments

Palpable Payments - Diya or Blood Money ‘Oh, no. It costs a lot more than your (own) life. To murder innocent people?’ -Suzanne Collins This article was authored by Reem Ali, with contributions and inputs from Abdel Ghany and George SK Although globalization is advancing at the seams of the…

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Dubai Courts | STA Law Firm | Lawyers in Dubai
Jan 2017

Electronic Registration of Cases- Advantages and Legal Issues

Electronic Registration of Cases- Advantages and Legal Issues “The Internet is becoming the town square for the global village of tomorrow.” -Bill Gates Introduction Dubai has evolved to become the marketing and commercial hub of the Middle Eastern region. A surfeit of investors, traders and tourists flock into the Emirate on a…

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Eavesdropping and Privacy under UAE Law - Court Uncourt
Jan 2016

The Law Surrounding Eavesdropping, and Privacy

Margarida Narciso discusses the legal implications of violating private or family life of individuals under the UAE Law. Advancement in field of technology, social media and phone apps may lead younger generation to eavesdrop, resort to clicking images or videos and post them on social media. This however may affect…

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Wills for Expatriates in DIFC Dubai UAE
Nov 2015

DIFC Wills

Lord Krishna was asked by one of his disciples what was the most astounding thing in the Universe. His answer was that a man wakes up each morning and believes that he will live forever despite knowing that he will not. Death is a morbid subject and that is probably…

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STA Law Firm - Can you choose your judge
Jul 2015

Can You Choose Your Own Judge?

For a variety of reasons, it is highly likely that most people’s instincts would incite them to answer “no”! However, if we peruse UAE legal texts we will find that actually, in most cases, the answer will be “yes”!  Litigation is one of the basic rights guaranteed by most world…

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UAE Family Law
Dec 2014

Family Matters-An Overview of Divorce and Child Custody in UAE

In the present day and age, we can all agree that there is no such thing as typical family tableaux. Although time, culture and location have always flavored the “traditional” concept, nowadays we can no longer use such factors to predict the identity of the protagonists sat around the dinner…

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IVF Law Business Dubai
Dec 2014

IVF- Maybe Baby

“And the question is always "When are you going to have kids?" Rather than "Do you want to have kids?”  The World Health Organization (WHO) defines infertility as the inability to conceive a child. It should not come as a surprise that owing to lifestyle changes, food habits and the…

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UAE Succession Law
Sep 2014

UAE Succession Law : FAQs on Wills and More!

WHERE THERE’S A WILL, THERE’S A WAY: FAQs ON SUCCESSION LAW “We should not forget that it will be just as important to our descendants to be prosperous in their time as it is to us to be prosperous in our time.”           Theodore Roosevelt   The Islamic laws of…

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UAE Succession Law
Sep 2014

FAQs on Succession Law

Where There’s A Will, There’s A Way:    “We should not forget that it will be just as important to our descendants to be prosperous in their time as it is to us to be prosperous in our time.”                      …

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Offenses Against Family
May 2014

Offenses Against the Family

The enactment of penal laws requires an initial policy determination as to (1) those social and individual interests which should be protected by the criminal processes and (2) the kinds of conduct that should be proscribed [i]. In determining whether a criminal sanction should be imposed on accused, the courts…

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