Family Law Experts in UAE



We at Fotis Law Firm provide comprehensive legal advice and supervision of the legal proceedings for clients looking for family lawyers and divorce lawyers in Dubai. The Federal Law Number 28 of 2005, as amended by the Federal Decree-Law Number 29 of 2020, governs and regulates aspects such as divorce, child custody, inheritance, marriage, maintenance, and other family-related matters.

Our family lawyers are qualified to give more than just professional legal advice. Our goal is to deliver efficient services to our clients during their periods of emotional turmoil, assisting them in accelerating their cases quickly and achieving desired outcomes.



Our divorce lawyers, who are well versed with the Dubai divorce law, are specially trained in divorce and separation cases, providing reliable and cost-effective advice to protect each client’s interest in a divorce case. In addition, our skilled lawyers also effectively deal with child custody based on the UAE divorce law through the family courts in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah. Our family law division comprises a diverse group of lawyers, who handle various legal issues, including personal affairs, and have successfully represented our clients in the following areas with the relevance of family law in Dubai:


In the United Arab Emirates, divorce proceedings involve dialogue about the financial right of the wife such as alimony. Alimony is the many financial rights that a wife may be able to able to establish following the outcome of the divorce proceedings. In the United Arab Emirates, divorce proceedings involve a three step process. The first step involves negotiating with each other on all terms of the separation such as spousal support and property division. The second stage is referred to as settlement negotiations or mediation, where a facilitator helps you and your spouse reach an agreement. If there is no agreement after mediation, a judge will make the decision in court. The third step is the court hearing, where both parties will make their case before a judge. If there is no agreement after mediation and in court, the judge will decide.

Divorce filing, guardianship and domestic violence

The Court proceeding for the Family cases is UAE can be Daunting and complex for the non-Arabic speakers. Our team of Divorce Lawyers provide exceptional legal expertise which ensures that the clients get the best solutions which they deserve. Our Family lawyers are the experts in Family Courts and international jurisdictions. Our lawyers have a wide and deep experience of local legal system, which makes them comprehensible with the local Law, language, cultural and social practices in UAE. We provide exceptional legal expertise which ensures that our clients get the best solutions which they deserve.

Wills and inheritances and Separation agreement

Fotis’ team provide the best legal advice when it comes to inheritance laws in UAE. Our Family lawyers can assist you in drafting complex legal wills to handling custody agreements. You can be assured that your legal issues will be handled by one of the best family lawyers is Dubai.

Maintenance, division of assets, and child custody

Divorce cases are complicated and frequently involve a lengthy legal process. Our team of Family Lawyers are well-known for providing exceptional legal strategies in divorce cases, assisting clients in understanding complex legal issues with ease.

Pre-nuptial agreements and post-nuptial agreements

Pre- and Post-Nuptial Agreements are legal documents that couples can enter into prior to a marriage. Agreements will govern how marital property is divided should the couple divorce and can provide some level of protection for both parties in the future. Post-nuptial agreements are entered into after a couple marries to address issues about their relationship as it exists after marriage, such as what happens if one spouse decides to move out of state or takes time off their career for an extended period of time because of a personal or job-related issue.

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Highest Rated Divorce Lawyers in Dubai and UAE


We have, over the years, established ourselves as the leading legal expert in family law in the UAE. Our lawyers have handled numerous family law matters, many of which are complex, have high stakes, and involve multiple jurisdictions, with the utmost ease, care, and professionalism. Our lawyers are widely regarded as the country's go-to family law expert and have frequently provided their expert opinion to foreign courts when requested.

Our Experience in UAE Legislation


Our team of lawyers having in-depth knowledge in UAE legislation with expertise in Family Law (Personal Status Law). Our Family Lawyers can review and draft airtight Prenups and Postnup agreements complying with the UAE legislation. As a cutting-edge law firm committed to providing best-in-class legal services and representation, Fotis International Law Firm offers comprehensive family law services. We handle marital issues such as divorce, separation and annulment, child custody and visitation rights, spousal support, adoption of children by same-sex couples, prenuptial agreements, and more. Our attorneys are highly skilled in negotiation and collaboration between parties and experts at handling high conflict situations in federal court. We offer a wide range of services in all areas of family law including divorce, child custody and visitation rights, spousal support, prenuptial agreements, adoption by same-sex couples, and more. Our attorneys are highly skilled in negotiation and collaboration between parties, which allows us to handle high conflict situations in federal court. At Fotis International Law Firm, our attorneys understand the emotional implications of family law cases. They treat each client respectfully and remain dedicated to their case goals until the end. The firm is highly regarded as an authority in family law practices, which includes divorce and child custody issues. The firm has participated in numerous high-profile cases, including those involving international child abduction and international divorce.

Benefit From Our Experienced Family and Divorce Attorneys


Our staff of multilingual family lawyers is prepared to help with any family matter. We have experts in both international law and the UAE legal system. For all of our services, we provide inexpensive and flexible pricing. We take pride in our long history of accomplishments for both domestic and foreign clientele. We promise to uphold professionalism and secrecy in all of our legal transactions. This is crucial in family law cases, when a peaceful resolution is frequently the best course of action.

This invariably results in a better result and a more amicable resolution for the family. However, we always approach problems case by case. In the worst case, we are able to offer complete legal representation in court and continuous legal assistance. Within the parameters of UAE law and international law, it is our goal to achieve an adequate settlement for the client. Our lawyers have a lot of expertise handling cases in an organized, considerate manner. We offer wise counsel and keep customers informed at each stage of a divorce. Clients value expert legal counsel during what may be an emotional and stressful period.

How to locate a reputable family lawyer in Dubai?


When you decide to end your relationship, get in touch with a local family lawyer that specializes in family law before you begin the process. Our attorneys will provide you with appropriate guidance regarding Sharia law, the process itself, and the quickest way to dissolve your marriage. The clients' peace of mind is what our legal specialists regard most highly. You should still talk about the settlement agreement in advance to speed up the process and help you get divorced amicably even when a marriage divorce lawyer won't be able to attend the reconciliation meetings. It might consist of:

If the matter is litigated, our skilled attorney can significantly advance your case and ensure that the most reasonable and fair settlement is obtained. Do not wait until later in the process to obtain legal counsel. The sooner you begin working with a local marriage divorce attorney, the faster you will arrive at a solution that is agreeable to both sides. Please feel free to get in touch with our knowledgeable team if you want to learn more about us.

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