Statistics collected by Dubai courts show that there were 784 divorce cases filed in the first six months of 2014, compared with 646 cases a year earlier.
Divorce cases recorded in Dubai alone reached 1,257 cases in 2014.
Once a non objection certificate has been issued, you will be allowed to get married within the 10 following days.
Thereafter, you will have to register your marriage certificate.
"The majority of divorce cases among Emiratis happen because of arranged marriages," he agreed.
Expat couples may get married at a place of worship such as a temple or church if available at their embassy or consulate.To get married in the country, you will have to produce: The certificate of marital status must be approved by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of your country or by the consulate representing your country in the UAE.You will also have to find two witnesses who have to be present at the wedding ceremony.The issue has been a frequent topic of discussion on the radio, where on-air presenters have attempted to patch up family rifts and find solutions through dialogue.Blame game One of the most popular radio programmes in the UAE is How to deal with marital problems, which aims at spreading awareness, and targets young couples.