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From city of gold to family town: children take top priority for Dubai residents

June 22nd, 2017 Latest poll from DIFC Wills & Probate Registry reveals people in Dubai acquire more assets than expected – including a family – and consider children as their most valuable asset.  

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 21 June 2017: Long gone are the days of Dubai being a place people came solely to seek their fortune, according to the most recent DIFC Wills & Probate Registry poll. Amidst the luxury and glamour, a new family first culture is emer...Read more

MEED: Planning for an untimely death

June 5th, 2017 MEED: Planning for an untimely death...Read more

Shareholders benefit from first ever Free Zone Company Share Will

May 11th, 2017 DIFC Wills & Probate Registry launches new online Will for shareholders in Dubai and Ras Al Khaimah  

10 May 2017, Dubai, UAE: Starting today, Free Zone company shareholders in both Dubai and Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) can directly protect up to five shareholdings and guarantee business continuity through a single purpose DIFC Will. The Free Zone Company Share Will is delivered as an interactive online template enabling company shareholders to follo...Read more

The Oath Interview with Sean Hird

April 16th, 2017 OT_APRIL-2017-Interview-Sean Hird...Read more

DIFC Wills & Probate Registry welcomes global investors at the International Property Show Dubai

March 20th, 2017 Dubai, UAE – 20 March 2017: For the first time ever, DIFC Wills & Probate Registry will be participating in the International Property Show (IPS) taking place from 2-4 April 2017 at the Dubai World Trade Centre, Dubai, UAE. (Hall 2, Stand IPS-G-25) The Dubai property market has been showing continuous growth year-on-year*, yet only a small percentage of overseas investors and residents are choosing to protect their property assets through a DIFC Will. At the show, the R...Read more

New Online Property Will Enables Owners to Secure AED Billions Worth of Property in Just a Few Clicks

March 5th, 2017 As investors and residents continue to invest in Dubai and Ras Al Khaimah real estate, DIFC Wills & Probate Registry (WPR) make it even easier for owners and investors to protect their assets 5 March 2017, Dubai, UAE: Whilst Dubai property sales continue to grow year-on-year, only a small percentage of overseas investors and residents are choosing to protect their property assets through a DIFC will. According to recent 2016 figures from the Dubai Land Department ...Read more

From hindsight to foresight – WPR reveals latest insights on Dubai residents’ expenditure

January 12th, 2017 DIFC Wills & Probate Registry insights highlight that this January most people would rather invest in fun with the family than protecting them in the long-term. Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 12 January 2017: In hindsight, Dubai residents would rather have spent their festive funds on a family holiday this year, according to a poll conducted by DIFC Wills & Probate Registry’s (WPR). Insights suggested that long-term necessities come second to immediate gratif...Read more

DIFC Wills & Probate Registry Partners with Dubai’s largest Tas’heel Service Center for ‘Fast Track’ Will Registrations

January 11th, 2017 New MoU between DIFC Wills & Probate Registry and Al Burj Holding LLC to pave the way for faster and locally delivered services at selected Tas’heel Service Centers 11 January 2017, Dubai, UAE: New arrangements between DIFC Wills & Probate Registry (WPR) and Al Burj Holding LLC (ABH) announced today, are set to include will registration services at Al Twar Tas’heel Center. This new move will provide non-Muslim residents and investors in Dubai a fast track will regis...Read more

Investors and residents set to benefit from new legal measures for enforcing wills in Ras Al Khaimah

December 13th, 2016 Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 13 December 2016: For the first time ever, eligible investors and residents in Ras Al Khaimah can enforce their personal wills in accordance with their wishes, protecting their assets and their families as they see fit. New agreements by Ras Al Khaimah and the Dubai’s DIFC Dispute Resolution Authority (DRA), allow for direct enforcement of DIFC Courts probate orders covering the wills of non-Muslim residents and investors with assets or family i...Read more

DIFC Wills & Probate Registry and Dubai Land Department Announce ‘Fast track’ Service for Probate Orders

November 6th, 2016 Smoother processing of probate orders for property assets in Dubai with new update to DLD 6 November 2016, Dubai, UAE: Executors of DIFC wills can now benefit from joined-up smart government across Dubai Land Department, the Registry and DIFC Courts for exchanging property owner details and other data, effectively speeding up the probate process. New arrangements, announced today, set out a clear process to be followed when a probate case becomes active. WPR will be able to access specific...Read more

International Property Show

March 22nd, 2017 Join us at the International Property Show from the 2nd-4th of April at the Dubai World Trade Centre (Hall 2, Stand IPS-G-25) to learn more about the online property Will. http://www.internationalpropertyshow.ae/  ...Read more