Court of Cassation rules in favour of Nigerian woman involved in custody battle with husband, who accused her of still being married to her ex.
In this article I will guide you to better understand the legal process which is followed in most family disputes.
Mr Hassan Elhais details the types of special conditions and methods of implementation that can be adopted by couples into standard-form contracts, such as raising the dowry and allowing for the woman to petition for divorce.
Mr Hassan Elhais explains the general rule over which court has jurisdiction over family law cases, and how the situation is resolved in the case of a conflict of laws from different jurisdictions.
Mr Hassan Elhais writes an article looking at the general principles of the UAE’s child custody laws and the primacy of the child’s best interests.
Mr Hassan Elhais describes a recent court case he litigated, in which a divorced couple argued about the legal enforcement of an earlier shared custody agreement.
Mr Hassan Elhais looks at the three issues of most concern during divorce proceedings: a certificate, child custody and favourable financial support arrangements.
Mr Hassan Elhais writes a first article looking at family court proceedings, including the type of correspondence admitted as evidence and the role of mediators in court proceedings.
Mr Hassan Elhais cautions those who are to embark on family law proceedings to be particularly careful when it comes to settlement agreements and ensuring they have sound legal advice before any settlement is made.
Mr Hassan Elhais explains the procedures involved with having witnesses give evidence during family court proceedings, and the right of reply given to both parties once witness evidence has been given.
Mr Hassan Elhais lays out the grounds for annulments and void marriages for a UAE resident under UAE Family Law, and explains a case in which the Hindu Marriage Act 1995 was applied in the UAE.
Mr Hassan Elhais looks at the role of witnesses in family court cases and how influential their evidence can be on the bearing of a custody or other family law case.