FAQs

When it comes to law, there are some questions which have standard answers and some questions which depend on the individual case. We have compiled a list of the most frequently asked questions with standard answers to save you from the hassle of having to make a phone call or sending an email. If you are looking for specific information, please do not hesitate to get in touch.


 

I do not see my question on this list.

 

Please do not hesitate to contact us and we will do our best to respond to your question as promptly as we can.

 


 

How long do divorce proceedings take?

 

There is no clear-cut answer to this. Each divorce is different and the time taken changes from case to case. A divorce based on the couple’s agreement can happen in one day or the matter can continue in the court until it sentence for separation (Divorce).

 


 

Can the police in the UAE arrest me without a warrant?

 

Yes, they can but in specific cases as specified by the Law, like flagrante delicto.

 


 

I have an employment ban. Can another employer hire me?

 

It is possible only in exceptional cases. Feel free to contact Bin Haider Advocates for a consultation about how you can use labour laws in your favour.

 


 

My firm is non-profit. Can you represent us?

 

Definitely! At Bin Haider Advocates, we have a long-standing relationship with non-profit firms and organizations across the region.

 


 

I am in the UAE on a visit visa. Can you still represent me?

 

Yes! Bin Haider Advocates can represent you regardless of whether you are a resident or non-resident of the UAE.

 


 

I have lodged a case outside of the UAE. Can you represent me?

 

Most certainly! Bin Haider Advocates has ample experience representing companies and individuals who have lodged cases or have cases lodges against them overseas, in cooperation with foreign firms in most of the regions.

 


 

Can you represent me in a pro bono case?

 

Unfortunately, Bin Haider Advocates is unable to handle pro bono cases at this point of time. Please check back with us in the future. The pro bono cases are limited national cases only.