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Divorce & Family Lawyers in Abu Dhabi


The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is home to over 200 hundred nationalities. Although the vast majority of the population (citizens and residents) is Muslim, the country welcomes several different religions, such as Christians or Hindus. Hence, handling family and (legal) private matters with such a various background is a big challenge, both for the UAE legislator and the UAE attorneys. Abu Dhabi has paved the way by setting the non-Muslim court for family cases.

Our team of Family Lawyers in Abu Dhabi, made up of highly skilled local and international lawyers, who graduated from the most prestigious universities in the UAE and abroad, have satisfied our clients in numerous matters related to Family Law in line with the Federal Law Number 28 of 2005 (and its amendments), in the following matters:

  • Divorce, alimony and maintenance
  • Custody and guardianship issues
  • Pre-Nuptial agreement
  • Divorce Settlement Agreement
  • Juvenile crimes
  • Domestic Abuse

Our team of seasoned Family Lawyers in Abu Dhabi, specialized in UAE law as well as foreign laws, is highly qualified and fit to provide all legal advice in regard to any matter related to Family Law. The strength of our lawyers is we understand that such case is extremely sensitive and emotionally complex. Hence, not only our team will provide the best legal advice possible, we will also be able to provide full support and safety in these moments of personal struggle.

The Personal Status Law, which is founded on Sharia principles, regulates all issues pertaining to marriage, divorce, succession, child custody, maintenance, and guardianship inside the UAE. Both UAE nationals and foreigners are subject to the personal status law; however, foreigners are permitted to apply their home country's legal system after attesting and translating it into Arabic for submission to the Family Court’s. You should only choose the most reputable law firm of family lawyers in Dubai since selecting the proper law as applicable to your case involves in-depth knowledge of the laws and procedures pertaining to family problems.

Best in Class Family Lawyers


Our team of knowledgeable divorce attorneys in Dubai has successfully handled a large number of divorce cases over the years. We will handle your case professionally, giving you peace of mind in the midst of the most trying circumstances, which can drag on for longer without the appropriate legal counsel. Our attorneys are permitted to represent clients in all UAE courts, including those in Dubai, and you may get the best family lawyers in Abu Dhabi at your disposal through our branch offices in Abu Dhabi. Our clients can use a questionnaire to specify the services they need while also giving us a place to start with their cases.

At Fotis International Law Firm, we understand that family disputes are very difficult time in one’s life. Our family lawyers in Abu Dhabi make it easier in demonstrating our commitment to your needs. Our discretion, and our aggressive pursuit of your rights. Our Divorce lawyers in Dubai and Abu Dhabi have reputation for expertise and their diligent service has earned us spots in the UAE’s best law firms lists. Every Client we serve receives our full reputation and resources.

Our team of family lawyers in Dubai and Abu Dhabi can assist in reducing the legal burden of family issues by offering you smart and clear legal strategies that will give you an advantage in your case. We are the best lawyers in Abu Dhabi and Dubai who can handle all types of family issues in UAE and abroad. Our skilled family attorneys can assist with prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, child travel bans, child custody, legal separation, and other family law matters. Our team of family lawyers in Dubai and Abu Dhabi will take the time to listen to your concerns, analyse your situation, and provide you with a plan of action. We can help you through each step of the process by providing expert advice on how best to proceed with your case both locally and internationally. We care for our clients and it shows in our result-oriented comprehensive approach to legal practice.

We can help you in the following practice areas.


Corporate Law

The proper investment and proper decisions are done after a good amount of thought. Our lawyers help you speed up the process and make the right decision.


Criminal Law

Feel protected with us by your side. No more falling into traps and being the victim of a crime you never even imagined.


Family Law

No more long family disputes, we know your time is valuable. Settle all your disputes in a short period of time with us.

What our clients say


From the time your firm onboarded us as a client, we have observed your significant customer service in adverse situations and the team's ability to undertake and execute assignments on banking and finance, due diligence, and regulatory compliance on stern timelines


The real-life applicability of think outside the box helped our management and administrative staff to take adequate decisions at every step of the way to litigation and corporate matters.


Your representation in our Company's legal matters have proved to be both effective and efficient, we are confident that your team shall continue to grow to become one of the largest law firms in the region.


The team at Fotis International has a complete understand on the laws and regulations of the United Arab Emirates as well as internationally and we have benefitted from your team unparalleled experience and dedicated approach to our litigation and corporate matters


Your team has been instrumental in solving some intricate and sensitive matters of our company and we hope to maintain a long-standing corporate and friendly relation with your entire group

- Al Fahad Electromechanical Contracting LLC

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