997 fatwas

  • Status of wife who converts to Islam with regard to husband and children Date: 24-1-2017

    I have friends who have been married for 16 years with two children aged 18 and 11. The mother now calls herself Muslim and has abandoned her husband and two children. She has filed for divorce and visits the children sparingly. What does the Quran say about such behavior? Is this lawful. The husband, wife, and children were all Christians up until.. More

  • Breaking promise made to non-Mahram female Date: 4-1-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Is it obligatory for a male believer to say to a female believer whom he has severely hurt that he will do something (it is not marriage) for her? Is it obligatory on him even though he may not feel comfortable speaking or texting her? He acknowledged that he made a mistake, but is it obligatory on him to say something to her? .. More

  • Muslim man married woman without religion Date: 3-1-2017

    I married a Muslim in the Middle East in 2014 in a Sharia court. I had no translator and was very naive, and I was unaware at that time of the rules for Islamic marriages to be valid, i.e. that a Muslim man is only permitted to marry a Christian, Jewish or Muslim woman. (This is correct, I believe?) I am not and have never been Christian, Muslim or.. More

  • Providing accommodation for first and second wives Date: 8-12-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu, Shaykh. I have a very important question regarding polygamy. I have spoken to my wife about marrying another wife; she is not happy but seems to have accepted it, so I am going to need to find out a few things regarding spending and housing before becoming serious about this. Currently, I have tried.. More

  • Asking Allah's guidance best solution for all problems Date: 29-11-2016

    I am a Christian woman. I have always been religious ever since I was a little child. Last year, I met a Muslim man who is married with two kids and has other kids from his previous marriage. From the moment that I saw him for the first time, I fell completelyin love and felt that he was the love of my life and everything I ever wanted. We got married.. More

  • Marrying person of slight stature Date: 24-11-2016

    Can you marry little people in Islam? .. More

  • Father entitled to refuse ineligible suitor of daughter Date: 21-11-2016

    We are living in the United States. My wife and I are Muslims. A man came and asked me to marry my daughter. I refused and told him that my reasons are the age difference, which is over twenty years, as well as other issues regarding his family; the relationships with his mother and her other daughter-in-law. My daughter was born on February 27, 1995,.. More

  • Father encouraging daughter to date and marry non-Muslim Date: 21-11-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. My husband is encouraging our daughter to date and later marry a non-Muslim man that she met. We have been fighting over this. At this point, I feel that I want to leave him, and I cannot bear the idea of having marital relations with him. What is the position of Islam on this? Wassalaam. .. More

  • Wife may not ask husband to divorce co-wife Date: 1-11-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have been married to my husband for almost 26 years and we have 3 children. My husband married another woman in secret, almost 4 years ago, and they have a child. My husband actually cannot afford to spend on more than one wife. I am paying for the house and other expenses, like the children's education, and so on. He also does.. More

  • Stipulating that husband does not take second wife in marriage contract Date: 23-10-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have read this on another website and want to know the authenticity of this: At the time of the marriage of Faatimah and‘Ali, may Allaah be pleased with them,the Holy Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam,added the clause that ‘Alicould not marry another woman as long as Faatimah would be alive. Can a father from the side.. More

  • Status of Muslim woman who married non-Muslim man Date: 22-10-2016

    Dear Islamic Scholars, assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. Please inform us concerning the status of a Muslim woman, and whether her own status as a Muslim remains or not, who marries a non-Muslim person that does not convert to Islam. Please explain how that violates Islamic values and traditions. In particular, can such a lady lead.. More

  • Supplicating Allaah to marry certain man Date: 21-10-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. My question is: is it okay to supplicate to marry a particular person? I do not know a lot about him (just that he is working, is four years older to me, and is a practicing Muslim, I think). I came across his profile in my parents' mail (while they were browsing proposals for me), and there was something that attracted me to him... More

  • Apostate must repent and embrace Islam before marrying Muslim Date: 19-10-2016

    I embraced Islam when I was 15 and practised the religion for two years, but due to a breakdown of my non-Muslim family, I became lost and stopped practising. I had a son at 19 and his dad and I left each other when my son was 2.5 years old. My son is 6 now, and I am 25, and I have been single ever since. About 7 months ago, I met a 27-year-old Pakistani.. More

  • Fiancee has male flatmate Date: 18-10-2016

    Assalaamu alaykom. I want your help about my decision on whether to get married or not. I am an Arab. I got to know a Muslim lady who lives in a non-Muslim country. I met her parents and saw that her whole family has Islam as their religion natively. I felt at rest regarding them and her as well even though she does not wear the hijab, but she does.. More

  • No penalty for backing out of marriage agreement in Islamic law Date: 5-10-2016

    There was an agreement between the parents of a boy and a girl to marry their children; the would-be couple also agreed, but the parents of the boy have revoked it without a genuine reason and backed out from the agreement. Now the Intizamia Committee have asked for the penalty in cash from the parents of the boy for his backing out, which he has agreed.. More