In my publication this week, I discussed about how proactively I represented a client in a custody dispute with her husband. I also assisted the client in filing a criminal case on account of threats made by the Husband during the course of the proceedings.
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.
In this weekly edition, I discussed about the application statute of limitation to claim custody of the child post-divorce. I also discussed about criminal implications associated with child abortion.
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.