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Hi, I just read a post about a gentleman with a case of

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Hi,

I just read a post about a gentleman with a case of bounced cheque and a judgment passed on him in UAE and he is worried about being arrested in Saudi Arabia (going on a business trip) and extradited to UAE.

I have the same scenario...

In the reply, there was a mention that unless the UAE issues an Arrest Warrant, one won't be arrested/extradited in Saudi Arabia. My questions are:

1- Are we talking about an international arrest warrant (like an Interpol Red Corner slip) or a specific arrest warrant issued from the UAE to Saudi Arabia in my name?
2- How do I know if an arrest warrant has been issued against me from the UAE? is the issuance of the Saudi visa a proof of not being a wanted person by their authorities?

Thanks and regards,
MAZ
Thank you for your question. I look forward to working with you to provide you the information you are seeking for educational purposes only.

1) We are talking about a UAE arrest warrant that is submitted to the UAE for all area countries to see. Because of agreements and treaties with the UAE countries, they will honor a UAE warrant for arrest of debtors (most all other countries will not honor a warrant for arrest of a civil debtor). The Saudis will honor the warrant and will detain the person and then it is up to the UAE authorities to decide whether or not they want to send someone to come to extradite the person back to UAE.

2) Unfortunately, there are no real ways to check these warrants other than going through local law enforcement and if you do so and come up wanted, they have to hold you and contact the UAE authorities. There is nothing online to allow one to check these warrants. This is why is best to get an attorney in the place where you owe the debt and have them investigate and make some type of settlement agreement on the debt to prevent an arrest warrant from being issued.




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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Thanks for the reply.


Can you recommend a lawyer in UAE for the job?


 


Regards.

Thank you for your response.

I am sorry, legally we cannot make personal referrals, all we can do is suggest you use the same sites used by other attorneys, http://www.lexmundi.com or http://www.hg.org
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