Dubai, 23 Nov. 2014:
HE Expert/ Tarish Eid Al Mansouri, Director-General of Dubai Courts opened a branch of the personal status services department in Hatta in cooperation with the Centers of Dubai Municipality to provide hassle free services to the audience through completing the transactions in their areas.
These services will provide the authentication services relating to personal status like authentication of marital affairs contracts, such as marriage, remarriage and entry, in addition to certificates of marital status, will, donation, Islam, kinship, custody, and trade on Wednesdays only in Hatta.
Al Mansouri said that the launch of these services that were preceded by the Notary Services came under directives of HH Sheikh Maktoum Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Dubai Deputy Ruler and Chairman of the Board of Dubai Judicial Council, which aim to provide the best services to the public. The new branch of Hatta that offers several hassle free services will make it easy for the citizens and residents living there through allowing completion of the transactions in shorter time and less effort, he added.
The increase in number of the service centers affiliating to Dubai Courts comes within the strategy to enhance its services in various areas in the emirate of Dubai, particularly in the light of the ongoing population growth being witnessed in the emirate, Al Mansouri added. These centers significantly contribute to facilitating the procedures and saving time and effort to the customers. Additionally, they are expected to play an effective role in lessening the pressure on the other courts through efficiently providing fast services.
The new branch in Hatta that will work on Wednesdays opens from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm, Al Mansouri said, adding that a new building of the Personal Status Court will be opened shortly to preserve privacy of its customers.
The Dubai Courts received 1,055 personal status cases and 734 legacy cases in the first half of 2014. It succeeded to settle 179 cases amicably by 70 per cent. While 76 cases were referred to the judges with 30per cent. And 125 legacy cases with 94 per cent were settled, while 8 cases that posed 6 per cent were referred to judges. Meanwhile, the number of cases that were recorded in the settlement department of personal status reached 1,055 in the first half of this year. While the number of the reviewed personal status cases reached 800, and the number of the legacy cases reached 601 during the same period.