To celebrate the country’s 44th anniversary, Kippreport brings you some interesting details about the EmiratesDecember 1, 2015 5:27
Divorce in the UAE
The divorce rate in the UAE has increased dramatically in the last few years, and is costing the government lots of money.
February 9, 2009 2:52 by Aarti Nagraj
Muslim couples getting divorced in the UAE are bound by the Sharia law (Sharia law is the legal framework that controls the public and private life of a Muslim. It covers a range of issues including worship, commercial dealings, marriage, inheritance and penal laws). The courts will accept divorce appeals from Muslims of any nationality as well as non-Muslim women married to Muslim men.
Non-Muslim couples have the choice of getting a divorce according to the laws of their home country (at the embassy or consulate).
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