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  • Can I stop my wife's affair without sending her to jail?

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    March 10, 2019

    In my column this week in The National newspaper, I answer a man who has discovered his wife is having an affair with a neighbour. He wishes to stop the affair but wants to preserve his marriage to his wife, with whom he has two children. I explain that if the pair are found guilty the sentence they are given is at the court's discretion, but it is likely that the court will issue a sentence of at least a year, followed by deportation. Factors including the nature of the affair and strength of the evidence will determine the sentence.


  • Is a WhatsApp message legal proof my husband is cheating?

    family law

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    April 01, 2018

    In my publication this week, I discussed about the admissibility of emails, text, WhatsApp messages and other written communication as an evidence in UAE. I further explained the necessity to follow the mandatory legal procedure to annul the matrimonial relation in UAE.


  • Can I file an adultery case against my husband who visits the UAE with his mistress?

    family law

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    March 23, 2018

    In my publication this week, I discussed about the act of adultery, which is forbidden and punishable as per UAE laws and those, who found guilty of adultery may face imprisonment and deportation. I further discussed about the matrimonial rights and explained that if none of the parties are resident in the UAE, the wife cannot file for the maintenance suit. Likewise, I discussed about the applicability of the UAE civil laws regarding the property and bank accounts, in the absence of one's own country law.


  • Can I Ask Police to Check 'cheating' husband's Phone Records?

    family law

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    June 01, 2017

    In my publication this week, I explained the legal procedure to collect evidence in a criminal matter. I also advised the event where a marriage between a non-Muslim man and Muslim woman can be deemed invalid.


  • I Think Husband Is Cheating, What Can I Do about It?

    family law

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    September 29, 2016

    In my interview this week in The National newspaper, I explained the options a woman has in case her husband is having an extra-marital affair in UAE.


  • What Evidence Do I Need to Prove My Wife's Affair in Court?

    family law

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    April 07, 2016

    In my interview this week in The National newspaper, I addressed what the legal process is in the case where a husband discovers his wife having an affair with another man, the evidence required for a criminal case, the statutory punitive measures for the guilty party whether it's possible to claim a share of the house through the...


  • Can I File an Adultery Case Against My Husband's Girlfriend?

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    March 17, 2016

    In my interview this week in The National newspaper, I addressed whether a woman can file an adultery case against her husband's mistress, as well as if expats in the UAE can apply for a divorce using the laws of their home country.


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