inheritance, death and taxes

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Ease the burden of navigating inheritance, death, and tax-related matters with our specialized service offered by Live Dubai International. We understand the complexities and sensitivities involved in these processes, and our dedicated team is here to provide comprehensive support every step of the way. From legal consultations to seamless property transfers, we ensure that your loved one’s estate is handled with the utmost care and diligence, allowing you to focus on honoring their legacy.

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Our tailored service encompasses expert guidance on estate planning, probate procedures, and tax optimization strategies. With years of experience in the industry, our knowledgeable advisors work closely with you to minimize tax liabilities while protecting your rights and interests. Whether you’re facing inheritance challenges, navigating the intricacies of estate taxation, or facilitating property transfers, trust Live Dubai International to provide compassionate support and expert advice, ensuring a smooth and efficient resolutions..

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Live Dubai International specializes in providing seamless support for inheritance, death, and tax-related real estate services. With our proven service process, we ensure that all legal, financial, and administrative aspects are handled with precision and care, guaranteeing your satisfaction. Let us manage the details so you can focus on what truly matters. Trust our expertise to make the process as smooth and stress-free as possible for you and your family.

  • Step o1

    Expert Guidance

    Benefit from the expertise of our legal advisors in navigating the inheritance process.

  • Step 02

    Identify and Secure Inheritance Rights

    We assist you in identifying and securing inheritance rights, following Sharia for Muslims and wills for non-Muslims.

  • Step 03

    Assessing Property Value and Tax Implications

    Appraise and value your property, considering potential tax implications.

  • Step 04

    Ensuring Tax Compliance

    We handle all arrangements for payments, covering transfer fees or registration charges, and settle any outstanding property-related taxes or fees.

  • Step 05

    Property Transfer and Legal Formalities

    We manage essential legal formalities, including issuing a new title deed, to officially record the change in property ownership.


When a property owner in Dubai passes away, the inheritance process follows the Sharia law principles unless specified otherwise in a registered will. Non-Muslim expatriates can opt for their home country’s laws if a will is registered with the Dubai Courts.

Yes, non-Muslims can register a will with the Dubai Courts or the DIFC Wills Service Centre to specify how their assets should be distributed according to their wishes, avoiding the default application of Sharia law.

The required documents include the death certificate, the deceased’s will (if available), property ownership documents, a list of heirs, and identification documents for all heirs.

Currently, there are no inheritance taxes in Dubai. However, there may be administrative fees for processing the inheritance through the courts and for registering the transfer of property.

Property valuation is typically carried out by a licensed real estate appraiser to determine its market value at the time of inheritance.

The duration of the inheritance process can vary. Simple cases may be resolved in a few months, while more complex cases involving disputes or multiple jurisdictions can take longer.

Heirs can sell the inherited property once the ownership has been legally transferred to them. They must ensure that all inheritance procedures are completed and that they have the necessary legal documentation.

Expatriates should consider having a registered will in Dubai, understand the local inheritance laws, and possibly seek legal advice to navigate the inheritance process smoothly.

For personalized assistance and to ensure a hassle-free experience, our expert team is here to guide you through every step of the inheritance, death, and tax-related processes in Dubai.

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