Legal Articles: Inheritance Law
Date Published: 31-08-2016
Application of Home Country Inheritance Law
The Personal Status Law provides in Art. 1(2) the general rule that" the provisions of this law shall apply to non-UAE nationals" and the exception that "unless the foreigner elects to apply his or her personal status law".
Date Published: 27-03-2016
What is HEBA
In general, Heba is an unconditional transfer of property made immediately and without exchange or consideration by one person to another and accepted by or on behalf of the latter.
Date Published: 23-03-2016
Inheritance Rules for Non Muslims in the UAE
Although Article 17/1 of the Civil Code of the UAE provides that it is the law of the deceased that shall govern the inheritance at the time of his death, Article 17(5) of the same law provided that UAE law shall apply to wills made by...
Date Published: 16-06-2015
Rules of Succession in Dubai
If insurance policy defined the beneficiary's name, then beneficiary will be the receiver of the insurance value as beneficiary according to the civil law regardless of principles of Sharia law.
Date Published: 16-02-2015
HEIRS ACCORDING TO SHARIAH Principles of Succession
The shares and percentages of wealth distribution between the heirs is based on clear formulas. There are so many combinations of families that each cannot be stated.
Total Articles: 5