1463 fatwas

  • Doubts about conditional divorce Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. A husband is unsure about his intention behind a conditional divorce and whether he meant it for a specific incident or for all such incidents that may occur in future. He predominantly thinks that he wanted to prevent his wife during a specific incident because she was purposefully disobeying him. So he conditioned divorce on her.. More

  • Husband said to wife: Go look for another husband Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. Hello, I have a question regarding Kinayah words. When a man says to his wife, “Go and look for another husband;” can this have an impact on their marriage? .. More

  • Khul’ after two counts of divorce Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have a question. If a woman got two divorces, at two different acoasions, and the third time, she goes to a mosque to seeka Khul‘ (divorce obtained by the wife in return for a compensation for the husband), then after she has done the Khul‘, is she haram for her husband or not? The imam in the mosque said that it was not so... More

  • Husband telling wife he is separating from her in bed is not divorce Date: 3-1-2018

    I have a question regarding implicit phrases of divorce. I had a minor argument with my wife while in bed, and in order to show her that I was upset, I started separating the bed with my blanket. When she asked me what I was doing, I said, "Separation from you;" and after a brief pause and in order to make it absolutely clear, I quickly said, "Separation.. More

  • Divorcing based on doubt regarding wife's fertility Date: 1-1-2018

    Is it okay to divorce your wife just because you doubt her fertility? Two weeks after marriage. I told my husband about some hormonal issue. He became very angry and immediately considered me infertile. He emphasised that I had not been honest with him before the marriage and that he cannot trust me anymore. In my defense, the issue which I have is.. More

  • Telling wife she may take Khul’ does not affect marriage bond Date: 31-12-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I live in a non-Muslim country, and we do not have fatwa centers here. Therefore, please help me by anwsering the following question in spite of your busy schedule. My wife insists on buying a home by taking a loan from a bank, and I told her that the loan is based on interest and that we cannot take it. I told her that I would discuss.. More

  • Divorce by text message or by signing divorce papers Date: 28-12-2017

    Dear Sir, according to your fatwa number 314359, some scholars held that divorce does not take effect by merely signing the divorce papers. As stated by the respected Shaykh Muhammad ibn Ibraaheem Aal Ash-Shaykh as well as in some of your fatwas, I came to understand that if the husband gives a divorce on sms without the intention of divorce, then divorce.. More

  • Husband does not give wife allowance nor takes children out Date: 21-12-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have been married for 10 years and have three kids, praise be to Allah. I live in the West, away from my family. My husband is a good man, but like all human beings, he has a few weaknesses. I have been tolerant and patient with his ways, praise be to Allah. My question is regarding the fact that my husband does not give me the.. More

  • Informing suitor about number of previous marriages Date: 14-12-2017

    Does a man or woman who was gotten married many times have to inform the one they want to marry about how many times they were married in the past? For example, if a woman was married 8 times in the past, does she have to tell the man whom she wants to marry that she was married 8 times? .. More

  • Case of conditional divorce Date: 14-12-2017

    I have been suffering from a deep gambling addiction for around 15 years. Now I am in recovery, attending counselling sessions, etc. When I used to lose money, I would realize immediately afterwards that I should not gamble. I have said many things and have sworn in anger and frustration. I said many times that if I would gamble again, wy wife would.. More

  • Making divorce conditional on past action while doubting its occurrence Date: 12-12-2017

    What if a wife says to her husband that when her daughter was born, he did not talk with her for 15 days and that he was sad at that time, and the husband replied that he was not sad and that if he was sad at that time, she is divorced? And what if he did not realize what he said and also forgot about the complete situation of that time? .. More

  • Revealing that suitor has autism when proposing to girl Date: 11-12-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I noticed some contradictions between your answers. You mentioned that the suitor should be informed of vitiligo while to other people you said that they do not need to inform their future wife about it. Why? I am not trying to bring you down. I like this website very much. You even brought a quote of Ibn Qayyim concerning vitiligo:.. More

  • Wife doubting whether she is divorced or not Date: 5-12-2017

    Once, I was very depressed and was always very afraid about divorce taking place due to a threat of my husband. I suffered constant Waswaas (obsessive doubts) and feared going near my husband due to the suspicion that we might have been divorced although we were not and these were merely doubts. My husband, however, could not bear my situation. He wanted.. More

  • Wife boycotts in-laws and refuses intimacy with husband Date: 19-11-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I need to ask a question; maybe you have heard of this problem before. My wife and I are not in a stable relationship. I constantly ask Allah to help, but our problems have gotten severe at times. One minute we are happy, but the next we fight and hate each other. This is due to my wife hating my family, and it has been three years.. More

  • Uttering words of divorce in present tense Date: 16-11-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I am writing to ask for a clarification about divorce. My husband and I were happily married, but he was quick to turn to anger in fights. One month into our marriage, during an argument, he said “I divorce you” in anger and without intent. He even forgot that he had said it almost right after. He did not verbally take me back,.. More