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Arbitration Procedures Presumed to be Complied With by All Parties
Under normal circumstances it is presumed that Arbitration procedures have been complied with by all concerned parties. The burden of proof to prove the contrary shall fall on the party claiming so. Adjudication on this issue shall be solely based...
By Hassan Mohsen Elhais
Cheques in the United Arab Emirates
Since a cheque is meant to replace money, people must have trust in it. Therefore the United Arab Emirates penal law levied a punishment against anyone issuing insufficient funds its due date. Such a crime is known as the bounce cheque crime.
By Hassan Mohsen Elhais
Case Study in the United Arab Emirates
Custody laws in the United Arab Emirates are mainly transcribed in Federal Law No. 28 of the year 2005 (UAE Personal Affairs Law), and I will refer to these articles in covering the Court's discretion in family law issues. A recent custody case...
By Hassan Mohsen Elhais
Child Custody Law in the United Arab Emirates
The vast deserts, the bustling cities, and the enormous skyscrapers of the United Arab Emirates eclipse the comprehensive legal system that accounts for the everyday workings of daily life. For those living in the country and those that understand...
By Hassan Mohsen Elhais
Arbitration - Does Signed Mean Sealed?
Article 215 and 217 of the Civil Procedures Law of the UAE states that a person does not have the right to enter into an arbitration agreement if the signatory does not have the authority to bind the person it is representing...
By Hassan Mohsen Elhais
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...
By Hassan Mohsen Elhais
Should an Arbitrator Sign on All Pages of the Arbitration Award?
Under normal circumstances the general rule is that an arbitration award shall be valid only if signed on all pages by the arbitrator. However the exception to this rule is that the arbitrator's signature on the last page alone of the...
By Hassan Mohsen Elhais
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...
By Hassan Mohsen Elhais
Arbitration - A Challenging Issue
The defendant in the arbitration proceedings petitioned the Court of First Instance that the arbitration awards should be nullified and voided because the petitioner had, during the arbitration processes, filed a civil case(challenge) in the court...
By Hassan Mohsen Elhais
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...
By Hassan Mohsen Elhais
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