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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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Criminal Lawyers in Dubai
Apr 2018

Defamation : Law in the UAE

Are You Offended or is it Freedom of Speech? “Give me the liberty to know, to utter, and to argue freely according to conscience, above all liberties.” ―John Milton, Areopagitica We are always encouraged to voice our thoughts and to use the liberty of freedom of speech. However, can we…

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Criminal Lawyers in UAE
Dec 2017

Contradictory Statements : Understanding the Legal Implications

Contradictory Statements In a bundle of truths, a lie will always be found within. Pinocchio told lies, and his nose grew. Unfortunately, liars in the courtroom may only be caught out by the inconsistent statements they make throughout a case. The challenge is for the jury and prosecution to find…

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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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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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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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