142 fatwas

  • Ruling on damage caused by a domesticated animal to someone's farm Date: 11-5-2014

    Asallam alaikum What does Islam says when someones domestic animal destroys someone's farm? Please Thanks .. More

  • Permissibility of government contribution to a child's college fund Date: 11-5-2014

    Salm alkm.i would like to know if the government contribution towards the savings of a child's college fund is RIBA. They say if you open up an account for college savings they deposit for you $500 per year and they also give you 25 percent of what you save per year. Should we consider it permissible or no? .. More

  • Losing a borrowed book and paying monetary value as compensation Date: 6-3-2014

    Assalaamu 'Aleikum Warahmatullaahi Wabarakatuhu, Years ago (as a child) i took a book from school here in the Netherlands (wich i think belongs to the liberary) without them knowing. I repented, but it seems i cant find the book, so i send them money with a letter. Did i right by giving the book back in money or should i buy this book in new? BarakAllaahoefee.. More

  • Bonuses for recommending friends to use certain app services Date: 27-2-2014

    I have a doubt regarding the IOS and Android VOIP applications which are popular nowadays. When we install it in our smartphones we receive a free credit of few dollars and the credit gets added when we give invitation to others and they accept it. By repeating the above , our balance will keep on increasing and once we reach certain free credit they.. More

  • Impermissibility to do any work relevant to usurpation Date: 4-2-2014

    In the name of Allaah the Most Merciful the ever Merciful. I am a citizen in an Arab country. The state issued regulations that every citizen who owns an extra house must submit it to the state so that the state gives it to homeless people. The house is taken from its owner without his approval and without adequate compensation. The state is not doing.. More

  • Middleman owns extra money for determined price Date: 3-2-2014

    In the name of Allaah the Most Merciful the Ever Merciful. As-Salaamu ‘Alaykum, I own a real estate office. The owner of a house came to me in search of someone to buy it. He literally said to me, ''Bring me 150,000 and then look after your own benefit.'' After a while, another broker and I found someone who would buy the house for 180,000. I told.. More

  • Placing a father under guardianship Date: 2-2-2014

    Is it permissible for the children to place their father under guardianship? The righteous children and their mother fear the irresponsible disposal of the father in properties which he jointly owns with his children, but they do not possess a legal document to prove that joint ownership. The father uses this as a point of pressure. It should be known.. More

  • Grass in no man’s land is communal property Date: 2-2-2014

    Is it permissible to graze on land where grass is grown by rain, and it is not owned by the person who uses it to graze his sheep?.. More

  • Disposing of the trust must be according to the conditions Date: 2-2-2014

    I am a treasurer in a company. Is it permissible for me to benefit from the money in my trust along with protecting it without my employer's permission? .. More

  • Authorizing a trustworthy person as guardian for property and children is unobjectionable Date: 30-1-2014

    As-Salaamu ‘Alaykum, My husband owns properties and has issued a power of attorney to his brother, authorizing him to sell and buy without leaving any documents with me that establish our children’s rights. When I discuss this matter with him, he says that his family will give me my rights (when he passes away), but I do not trust this. Is this.. More

  • Valid period under Sharee'ah for down payment Date: 30-1-2014

    What is the valid period under sharia for a down payment?.. More

  • The istisnaa’ contract is permissible when two conditions are fulfilled Date: 30-1-2014

    I want to buy a shared ownership apartment in a building and pay in installments. The first installment is to be paid before starting the construction work. The beneficiaries' installments are collected first in order to start this project. As such, the installments are paid according to the three stages of construction, noting that the state contributes.. More

  • Ruling on selling a commodity not yet received Date: 30-1-2014

    Some banks offer metals, such as iron or copper, to be sold in installments to their clients. They give the client the choice to sell either through the bank or the client receives the metal and sells it in whatever way he likes. Is this permissible? Thank you. .. More

  • Intervening in reconciliation session to support disputing party Date: 29-1-2014

    Is it permissible to enter upon a reconciliation session without permission to intervene for the good of one of the disputing parties though the other party refuses and objects to that?.. More

  • Permissibility of withdrawing money from a machine other than that of the bank that issued the card Date: 9-1-2014

    What is the ruling on withdrawing money using an ATM card from a machine not belonging to the bank that issued the card? .. More