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To the lover of Shariah Law

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Submitted by Sophie (Canada), Oct 19, 2005 at 05:28

To the lover of Shariah Law. This is from Khaleej Times Online News The U.A.E.
Adopted son's inheritance plea rejected
By a staff reporter

19 October 2005
ABU DHABI —The Shariah Court of Cassation has rejected an appeal filed by an adopted son seeking inheritance to his father's property, despite his being the only son of the deceased national.

Ahmed Mohammed filed a lawsuit before the Al Ain Shariah Court against his cousin requesting filiation to the deceased, Mohammed Mabkhoot, claiming that he was the only son and direct legal inheritor.

The plaintiff's cousin demanded the dismissal of the lawsuit by the court since the Department of Inheritance and Property of Al Ain Shariah Court had already ruled that Ahmed Mohammed was not the legal inheritor because he was a foster son.

When the court subpoenaed the plaintiff, he confessed to the above fact. Therefore, the court determined the filiation of the cousin and considered him the only legal inheritor of the deceased. Ahmed contested the ruling before the Al Ain Shariah Court of Appeal, which upheld the preliminary verdict. The adopted son took the case to the Court of Cassation, which passed an irrevocable judgment stating that the adopted son had no right to the inheritance.

My input: Do I need to say more, I rest my case.

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