Introduction In an unprecedented move, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has recently amended its legal framework to permit women to access emergency abortions without the need for spousal consent. This pivotal policy change represents a significant stride towards enhancing women’s health rights in the UAE, reflecting a broader shift towards acknowledging and respecting women’s autonomy […]

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If you’re in the UAE on a tourist visa and wish to prolong your stay, you need to understand the extension process, which varies based on the emirate and your visa sponsor. In this guide, we’ll outline the steps and costs for extending your tourist visa online via two key entities: the Federal Authority for […]

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Introduction Overview of Property Laws in the UAE Definition and Significance of Heba in Islamic Law Heba in the Context of UAE Law Legal Framework Governing Heba Comparisons with Western Concepts of Property Gifting Types of Property Eligible for Heba Real Estate Movable Assets Intellectual Property Procedures for Granting Heba Documentation Requirements Role of Legal […]

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Introduction: Begin your arbitration agreement with a clear and concise introduction that outlines the purpose of the agreement, which is to establish arbitration as the primary method for resolving disputes arising from or related to the contract. You may also read:RENTAL AGREEMENT LAWYERS 2. Arbitration Clause: The arbitration clause is the heart of the agreement. […]

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Understanding Power of Attorney in the UAE: Legal Context and Parties Involved Principal: Role and Authority Delegation Agent: Decision-Making Powers and Responsibilities Application of POA in Dubai: Assigning Decision-Making Authority Common Uses: Supporting the Elderly, Sick, or Incapacitated Potential Risks: The Extensive Authority Granted to Agents The Challenges of POA: Risks and Abuse Impact on […]

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Introduction to the Golden Visa System Overview of the UAE’s Golden Visa program. Benefits of the Golden Visa. Role of Lawyers in the Golden Visa Application Process Legal consultation and eligibility assessment. Document preparation and verification. Navigating Legal and Regulatory Frameworks Understanding UAE immigration laws. Adapting to changes in regulations. Case Management and Representation Personalized […]

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The United Arab Emirates is a leader in the virtual assets domain, experiencing a boom in the digital currency market. At the heart of this development is the Dubai Virtual Assets Regulatory Authority (VARA), which is responsible for supervising and regulating a variety of virtual asset activities in Dubai. This detailed guide delves into the […]

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In 2023, disputes and misunderstandings between employers and employees can sometimes lead to labor bans in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Whether you find yourself in this situation, we can assist you in removing your labor ban, allowing you to work for another company without any complications. If you require assistance in resolving this matter, […]

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At Gulfadvocates.com, we recognize the crucial role of estate planning in safeguarding assets and facilitating the seamless transfer of wealth to designated beneficiaries. The legal landscape for wills and trusts in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has evolved considerably, offering greater flexibility and choices to individuals. Our team, comprised of seasoned estate planning advocates in […]

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In Dubai, a new law has been established by the Ruler of Dubai and Vice President of the UAE, HH Mohammed bin Rashid, concerning unfinished or canceled real estate projects. Under this law, a dedicated committee known as the Special Tribunal for the Liquidation of the Cancelled/Unfinished Real Estate Projects will be formed. This committee’s […]

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