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
In the event of divorce, women have the right to take their separate property and any amount of money they receive in a property settlement with their husbands. Allowances are granted to the wife for the “maintenance” of herself and the children (the amount depends on the court ruling).