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Heirs Ownership

Heirs Ownership in Dubai:

The legal heirs get the ownership of the property after the deceased owner and can officially transfer the ownership to their name. The heirs can apply to register the inherited property, by following the procedure of updating the property ownership data. The transfer of ownership of the property from the deceased to the heirs is recorded on the inheritance certificate.

Inheritance is defined as the transfer of ownership of something from the predecessor to the successor. It is considered a right of the heirs which they get from a deceased person with whom they are related to, by marriage or kinship. The division of the inheritance depends either on the will of the deceased or applied by the law.

Documents required for updating property ownership data:

  1. Succession Certificate.
  2. If the heirs were UAE citizens or residents, they need to present Emirates ID Cards.
  3. If the heirs were non- UAE residents, they need to present copies of Valid Passports.
  4. If the property is mortgaged, required no objection letter from the mortgagor.
  5. A letter from Dubai Courts or other Emirates Courts addressed to Dubai Land Department transferring ownership to the names of the heirs.

Apply for a property ownership data update with Al Taresh Real Estate Trustee

Al Taresh Trustee offers a hassle-free ownership change by inheritance, without the need for visiting the Dubai Land Department office. Our experts can help apply for an ownership change in a timely manner through our three specialized DLD-authorized centers across Dubai. Below are a few benefits of apply for heirs’ ownership change with Al Taresh:

  • Simple and time efficient process.
  • No need to visit the Dubai Land Department (DLD) office.
  • Having 3 different locations in Dubai we will be close to you wherever you are. Our branches are Al Manara in South Dubai, Al Kifaf City Center, and Al Twar North of Dubai.
  • Since we are located inside Dubai Municipal Centers, you will be able to do all the governmental services you need under one roof.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Who are legal heirs?

The heirs of the deceased are usually their living spouses and children. If a person has a will, all those registered in the will are legal heirs.

2. How does an heirs claim ownership of a property after death?

3. How do you transfer ownership to a legal heir?

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