Here are the four (4) most important things you need know about powers of attorney in the United Arab Emirates
If you intend to sign the power of attorney outside the UAE and then use it in the UAE, the power of attorney is required to undergo the process of legalization and authentication.
It is important that a power of attorney is signed before a notary public in the UAE for it to become legally valid and acceptable to the third parties and government departments.
Given the wide variety of powers that are included in powers of attorney, it is important to understand the types of powers of attorney that are used in the UAE.
Jurisdiction of the DIFC Wills & Probate Registry is extended to Wills in Ras Al Khaimah. Wills for assets Ras Al Khaimah have thus been given legal certainty.
What is the limitation on liability of executors under DIFC WPR Rules? It is important to understand that liability of the executors is limited in DIFC Wills.
it is important to understand how the payment of liabilities and distribution of residuary estate (whatever left for distribution) work under the DIFC WPR Rules
How does appointment of guardians work under DIFC WPR Rules? The appointment of guardians under 21 years is one of the most important features in DIFC Wills.
The executors have all the powers conferred by the DIFC Will, the DIFC Wills & Probate Registry Rules (DIFC WPR Rules) and the DIFC law.
The duties of executors appointed under DIFC Wills are set out in DIFC WPR Rules. Any person over the age of 21 years can be appointed as an executor.