440 fatwas

  • Husband not obliged to spend on wife's studies Date: 9-11-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaah, respected Mufti. My query is: who should pay the expenditures if one's wife is studying (like Medicine for women and child health) and she does not have a job? Is it included in spending on her? Or does the wife have to return this to the husband? May Allaah reward you well. .. More

  • Wife not obliged to spend on mother-in-law or live with her Date: 29-10-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum Shaykh. I have a problem and need your advice. I and my small children have made Hijrah (emigration) to Morocco. My husband will not be able to join us for maybe two years, so he is currently in Sweden. My mother-in-law lives in france with her husband, but ever since I and my children moved to Morocco, she has been here with us for.. More

  • Husband concealing health condition Date: 13-10-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. My husband is very genuine and strictly follows Islam, but, as a wife, I do not get any opportunity to serve him or help him. He does not share anything with me regarding his personel health. He does not like to get any help from me or from others, so how can I get a reward from Allaah when he does not share his personal condition.. More

  • She and her husband live with her stepfather who makes lewd comments to her Date: 20-9-2016

    I went on a vacation two months ago and just came back. I totally changed. I do not like to go near my stepfather anymore. I feel very uncomfortable. What happened is that my husband and I were having sexual intercourse and caught my stepfather watching us. My stepfather would call me all sorts of names prior to being caught. He would say many things,.. More

  • Wife not obliged to serve in-laws Date: 19-9-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. My mother and father are fighting almost daily on the topic that my mother has to do the work of my grandparents since we all live together. My mother feels that she is not free to make her own choices and urges my father to live separately. My father tells her to be patient because he cannot leave my grandparents alone since they.. More

  • Basic rights of wife over husband Date: 18-9-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have been married for thirteen years and have not gotten any children. I stayed with my in laws and husband. Now, because over a period of a few months many misunderstandings have developed between my in-laws and me, he made me stay with my parents since several months without any relation between us; we just speak on the phone... More

  • Husband refuses to pay wife's maintenance Date: 17-9-2016

    Assalaamu alaiykum. The woman is married but still resides in her father's home. It might be a few more month or years since her father-in-law is unwell and the husband does not want to take the wife to his home until his father gets well. The husband refuses to pay for her maintenance without any good reason, can the wife ask for a Khulʻ according.. More

  • Wife may give up right to bridal gift Date: 2-9-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I got married last week and on the day of the marriage, the uncle came to me and quoted a false hadith arguing that the bridal gift should be an amount enough to cause a bit of pain to the groom (for security purposes). Even though I insisted that the amount should be such that I start my married life without debts, he refused, stating.. More

  • Old husband with strong sexual desire Date: 28-7-2016

    My husband is a 68-year-old religious man. His sexual desire is still very high. I am 64 years old. Our circumstances do not allow him to marry a second wife for social reasons like fear of creating bad relations between our children and my husband and possible adverse affects feared on our daughters' marriages. Hence, he does not prefer to do that.. More

  • Husband cannot take dowry back after wife's death Date: 2-7-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. My maternal grandfather has three daughters and a son. He handed over a property to my grandmother as mahr (bridal gift). In turn, my grand mother gifted said property to her three daughters through a registered gift deed. Recently, my grandmother died, after the death of my grandmother, my grandfather asked her daughters to return.. More

  • Wife not obliged to serve in-laws or live with them Date: 17-5-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have a question. My husband's younger brother is not married, so my mother-in-law wants to find a wife for him, the problem is that he lives in Europe and does not have money to move to his country. So my mother-in-law wants to find a wife for him, but this wife is going to stay in their country and live with my mother-in-law and.. More

  • Hadeeth about ‘Umar turning his mount around during sexual intercourse Date: 13-5-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. “Ibn ‘Abbaas narrated that ‘Umar went to the Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam,and said, ‘Master I have been destroyed!’ The Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam,asked ‘What thing has destroyed you?’ ‘Umar replied, ‘Last night, I turned my mount around (An expression which means he had sexual intercourse with.. More

  • No harm on wife if husband agrees that she lives away from him Date: 11-5-2016

    Both my parents are 84 years of age, they are otherwise stable and live in their own house in Islamabad, Pakistan, with a servant cum cook. Both have had a long life living together, but their nature is different. My father wants to be at his own, away from distractions and disturbances in his hobby of studying books, hence not allowing anyone else.. More

  • Husband works night shifts only and wants to spend vacation with parents Date: 28-4-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I am a revert to Islam, all praise be to Allaah. My husband and I are currently living in a non-Muslim country, but we are trying to make hijrah (emigration) soon, Allaah willing. I would like to know my rights in Islam as a wife in two issues: 1- My husband works night shifts, and this disbalances my daily life. I cannot sleep.. More

  • Paying dowry and having intercourse before marriage Date: 29-3-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. My question is the following: what is the ruling on the marriage in which a man pays dowry and has intimate relations with the girl before they get married. Is the dowry given affected by the intimate relations that they have. Must he give another dowry and repeat the marriage? .. More