Hassan Mohsen Elhais
Mr. Hassan Elhais, along with his team of legal consultants and prominent local lawyers across the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has made a name for himself as a renowned specialist in the fields of civil law, construction law, banking law, criminal law, family law, inheritance law and arbitration.
Hassan has a strong ethical stance with regards to the place of the law firm and its work on behalf of the client, from clarity on the legal process through to the fee system.
||United Arab Emirates
||March 3, 2015
Family Law - Children
Briefly explain the legal position in relation to custody or parental responsibility following the breakdown of a relationship or marriage. Parents do not share equal parental responsibility for the child. Following a divorce, the mother will...
Family Law - Finance: Capital, Property
What powers does the court have to allocate financial resources and property on the breakdown of marriage? The court will not automatically consider the financial position of a separating couple unless an application is made to the court. Unless...
Family Law - Jurisdiction and Conflict of Law
What is the primary source of law in relation to the breakdown of marriage and the welfare of children within the jurisdiction? Dubai is one 'Emirate' within the 'United Arab Emirates'. Each Emirate is governed individually.
Family Law - Marriage Dissolution
The dissolution of a marriage is a legal act that may not coincide with the emotional tearing asunder. Divorce is typically a painful process for all concerned. While it can take adults time to regain psychological equilibrium, there is also...
Family Law - Settlement Agreements
Following a No Objection Certificate from the Family Guidance committee, the parties can file their family case in the Dubai Courts. In the second part of the of the guide through family court proceedings, we shall be outlining...
Heirs According to Shariah Principles of Succession
Shariah lays down the relations that qualify as heirs following the death of an individual. The deceased's estate can only be transferred to persons who qualify as heirs under Shariah Law principles. Anyone who does not qualify as an heir gets...
Know Your Labor Rights in the United Arab Emirates
Some employees do not know their rights upon the termination of their employment contracts, so the issue has to be carefully considered. This article shall elaborate on the duties employer's regarding registration of employees and...
Power of Attorney
A Power of Attorney is a notarised letter of authority given by a person or a company to another person or a company, which allows them to act for and on behalf of the original person in various government departments and for contractual purposes.
Proving Your Claim in Family Court: Part 2
90% of the cases will involve witnesses and they can have the biggest impact on the outcome of the case, hence reading the article will provide valuable information to ensure a strong claim. We will explain who are accepted as witnesses and what...
Reciprocal Enforcement of Financial Orders
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is not a signatory to Reciprocal Enforcement of Maintenance Orders (REMO). Nevertheless, foreign financial orders can be enforced, however, there can be difficulties as set out below. Enforcement of a foreign order...