442 fatwas

  • Refraining from paying deferred bridal gift after divorce Date: 5-3-2016

    Asalaamu alaykum Brother. I married a woman who reverted to islam recently. Immediately after marriage, her behavior started to change: a few weeks after marriage, I discovered that she is addicted to some drugs that affect her sleeping pattern, psychology, and behavior, one of the drugs she used was called an “antidepressant”, and there is also.. More

  • Husband refuses to let her dispose of her own money Date: 24-2-2016

    Dear Scholar. I am a married woman. When we got married, my parents gave me several properties because of the custom of our time. Now we live abroad. Whenever my husband needs money, he takes from it and spends it for his family. I did not take anything from that money myself, but he spends on me. I live abroad and he does not give me money to spend.. More

  • A wife letting her brother sleep in her absent husband's bed Date: 29-1-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. Usually, when I travel out of the country by myself, my wife wants her elder brother to stay with her in the house, and she wants him to sleep in our room while she sleeps in the guest room. However, I am not comfortable with that. Could u give me a fatwa regarding this? .. More

  • Her husband refrains from having intercourse with her for no valid reason Date: 23-1-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I am married to my cousin. After three miscarriages and one daughter, he stopped sleeping with me. He said that I am like his sister because we are genetically the same and that that is why I have miscarriages. He does not have any sisters. He always argues with me. What should I do? We have been married for ten years. He even does.. More

  • Bride stipulates that she works or husband pays her weekly stipend Date: 30-11-2015

    Assalaamu alaikum. I have an issue concerning the marriage contract. The sister wants to put the following in the contract: "The wife reserves the right to work outside of the home, and when she is not working, she should be given a 50$ stipend each week." Basically, she is saying that if I do not allow her to work, then she needs some money for things.. More

  • Spouses are not obliged to tell each other everything about their families Date: 26-11-2015

    Assalaamu alaikum. My husband and myself are intimate, and we used to share everything. In recent days, I had some disputes with my relatives, and I shared everything with him. Now he is asking me to stop talking with them, but my opinion is that nobody is perfect and that we cannot avoid everybody, and I personally feel very unsecure when I am isolated.. More

  • How the wife makes amends for neglecting her husband's rights Date: 18-11-2015

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have been married for seven years, praise be to Allaah. My husband is not happy and keeps telling me that I need to change. I have finally realized that my husband is right. I am not a good wife. I do not even try to do anything for my husband. I barely clean. I almost never cook, so my husband has to bring restaurant food. I laugh.. More

  • Her husband does not allow her to go out unescorted Date: 17-11-2015

    Assalaamu alaykoum. I have been married for three years, and my husband is maa shaa' Allaah. But I do not know whether it is a matter of jealousy or of trust. He does not let me go out except with a member of my or his family. Our daughter is three years old. She does not have the right to play like other children do, she only stays home. She only seems.. More

  • Husband must share burden of caring for autistic child with wife Date: 7-11-2015

    Assalaamu alaykum Shaykh. I am writing to you because I am having a lot of problems with my husband. We live in europe and do not have any family here who can help us. We have three small children aged five, four, and one-and-a-half. Our oldest son, who is five years old, has autism and ADHD (a sickness that causes him to be agressive; he hits his brother.. More

  • Wife is not obliged to live with her husband's family Date: 1-10-2015

    Assalamu alaykum warahmatullaahi wa barakaatuh. My wife is staying at her mother's house and I work in the Gulf. She says that she is staying there because of the hot temperature in our house as it is somewhat open and directly exposed to sunlight. I asked her when she will come back to stay at my house, and she said that she will come back only after.. More

  • Inflation not a factor in the settlement of delayed Mahr Date: 17-9-2015

    I got married in 1983 and did not pay Mahr, the Mahr was PKR 11,000Now in 32 years later the currency inflated by 8 times where as gold rate inflated by 46 times.Value by Currency 11,000x8 = PKR 88,000Value by Gold 11,000x46 = PKR 506,000What exchange rate have to follow for the payment of mahr after 32 years late?seeking your advice/guidance .. More

  • Husband is not entitled to take wife's money without her consent Date: 24-8-2015

    Salam Alaikum, I am student from Iraq, I am studying here in foreign country alone, then from 7 months I have married from palestine student here (with acceptance from my father and all my family). we married in Mosque Islamic marriage. then I know that I must make official marriage because the country here not accepted Mosque marriage .this official.. More

  • Husband who intends to divorce wife may have intercourse with her Date: 14-8-2015

    Is it right or permissible for a man who intends to divorce his wife to use her to full fill his own sexual desires knowing that his ultimate decision is divorce.the man also tells his wife that he hopes that' you don't feel like I'm using you " but she has no knowledge that he will divorce her. This has mentally scared the woman as she was sincere.. More

  • Wife seeks compensation for money she provided for family Date: 25-7-2015

    I am 43 year old lady tutor by profession. My marriage is 22 years old have two children elder son is 20 years and second son is 12 years old. My husband is earning well and and now wants to divorce me by sharia law. he is staying with another woman without marriage. My meher amount was very nominal just Rs 500. I am now demanding him the money that.. More

  • Ruling on wearing a chastity belt Date: 11-5-2015

    Is it permissable to use chastity device with the consent of both the partners?I know it is Haram in islam to use sex toys are penetrate the vagina or anus, but chastity devices does not come in that category.If you don't know what is a chastity device, it is a device which is placed on a man's penis and is locked with a key. The man cannot have any.. More