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Abu Dhabi, UAEMonday 18 June 2018

Making a will in the UAE

Gather the documents you need, including passport copies, contact details of executors and proof of assets.

* Think about what you have to leave and who to leave it to.

* Make an appointment with a licensed estate planner, preferably one with knowledge of the law of your home country.

* Gather the documents you need, including passport copies, contact details of executors and proof of assets.

* After a consultation with the lawyer, a document will be drawn up. Have this attested at your embassy or consulate.

* Have the attested document translated at an authorised typing centre, then attested by the notary public in the emirate you reside in.