A man may marry a woman by a verbal contract and then abandon his wife and child back to his country to remarry and create a new family; forget his first family. A man may marry a second wife secretly from his first wife and children, so that no problems will arise, and the man may have a son of adultery recognized in the disease of death in front of his legal children, and then die. In such cases, the heir may appear unknown, then some of the heirs recognize him and others deny him. What is the ruling in these cases among the scholars of Islam? What is the position of the UAE Personal Status Law? This is what this study deals with mentioning the different opinions with reference to the opinion of the UAE personal status law. The researcher suggested that the law be amended for the reasons mentioned in the research.

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