Prof. Gabriel Sawma
In 2012, a client called me seeking expert opinion on recognition of a divorce decree issued by the highest court in Abu Dhabi. The decree granted divorce, mahr, and child custody to the wife. The case can be summarized as follows:
The couple are US citizens of Egyptian background. They lived in New York until 2006, where their two children were born. They moved to Abu Dhabi, UAE, where the...