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Monday , November 12 2018

Legal Clinic

Loan shark continues to withdraw money from bank account

First of all, I would like to thank you for your noble service regarding legal advice to the desperate people. I borrowed KD 2,000 from my friend for an emergency situation by agreeing to pay KD 2,000 extra for the borrowed money — KD 200 every month for a period …

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Govt Project visa transfer to Private or Public Sector

I, am an engineer, hired from abroad for a government project and have completed 2 years in the country. Due to the prevailing manpower cuts in the company, I have started searching for jobs in the private or public sectors. What are the possibilities of my visa getting transferred. Name …

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Cost of Family Visa

I am a Filipino and have been working in Kuwait for the last 5 years. Could you tell me how much it will cost me to provide my wife and two kids a family visa from the Philippines to Kuwait. I am confused about this matter. Please provide me details. …

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Family Visa

I want to know about family visas. I and my wife are working in Kuwait and both are having independent visas (Article 18). I get a KD 350 salary. Now my wife is pregnant and the child’s delivery will be here in Kuwait. I will sponsor my child on a …

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How to retrieve passport from unwilling sponsor

I would kindly like to request your legal help to retrieve my passport from my sponsor. I have been working with an American-owned private company for the last 10 years. Recently the management and the sponsor had some financial disputes and as a result, the sponsor kept all the employees’ …

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If company does not give the indemnity to an employee, what can the employee do?

I have an inquiry about indemnity amount as I have plans to resign after 12 years service. I have been working in the same company from November 2004. Now I want to join another firm and I will tender my resignation from my current firm, effective from November 2016. So …

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Locally transferred from Article 20 to Article 18 wants Release before 3 years

I have been working with an organization as an engineer for the past 1.7 years. I locally transferred from Article 20 to Article 18 (i.e., Khadim to Shoon) on August 2014 on salary of KD 200. From that day onward, till now, I have not received any other benefits like …

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Medical Visa for Parents

I would like to know about the eligibility and procedure for applying for a Medical Treatment Visa for parents who are older than 50 years. And if the visa is granted what will be the duration of their stay in Kuwait? Name withheld Answer: Basically there are only three types …

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Indemnity calculation for less then 5 years – Resigned

I would like to ask about the legal calculation of my indemnity. I have been working for this company for the last three and a half years and I have already resigned. My last day of duty was April 31, 2016 and I joined the company on Dec 12, 2012. …

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Making Will – Wife a nominee

First of all I would like to thank you immensely for the pro bono service extended by you through the Legal Clinic. I have a question to which I would sincerely appreciate your response. I am an expatriate in Kuwait. I am employed and my family lives with me. I …

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