1462 fatwas

  • Abandoning wife for three years Date: 29-10-2017

    Good day. I got married as a convert Muslim at the age of 21. They also married me without the presence of my parents. The man whom I married has a wife and three kids. He told me they were already separated, but I later learned that his first wife does not know everything because it is not true that they are separated. After all that happened, he went.. More

  • Suitor not obliged to tell fiancée he might be sterile Date: 24-10-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I am 23 years old, and I have varicocele on my left testis. I have read your fatwa which is related to it (varicocele). Part of your answer in the fatwa was that: Sterility (which might result from varicocele), even if confirmed, is not an hindrance to marriage. I have seen my doctor for it, and he said that there is no need for a.. More

  • Taking back divorced wife in her waiting period valid even without her consent Date: 22-10-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. My wife and I did a mutual divorce by signing a paper titled “DEED OF MUTUAL DIVORCE AND SETTLEMENT” in which it is written that both the husband and wife mutually decided to annul their marriage with effect from June 22, 2016. On July 5, 2016, my uncle told me that this is not a valid divorce as per the Islamic Shariah because.. More

  • Husband's intention determines how many counts of divorce he issued Date: 22-10-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have a question regarding divorce. A man said to his wife, "You are Taaliq." She told him, "I am having my menses." He said, "You are Taaliq after your menses." Is this considered one divorce or two? May Allah reward you. .. More

  • Case of conditional divorce Date: 21-10-2017

    Thank you, Shaykh, for replying to my question, no. 2659074. You said that it depends on his intention. 1) I think I could not state my question right. I know that my husband's intention is the matter, but I wanted to ask: what if he did not intend anything; neither of placing my hand a with piece of cloth in between my hand and the Quran, nor of.. More

  • Woman in ‘Iddah may go out for a need Date: 18-10-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. First of all, thank you in advance for taking the time to answer my questions about this important issue. I requested my husband to divorce me due to several reasons, including loss of trust due to an emotional affair on his part, both of us growing apart from each other, his strong temper, me feeling disrespected sometimes, as well.. More

  • Doubting whether husband issued divorce or not Date: 18-10-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. My husband and I had a fight, and as soon as the fight was over, I said, "If you do such thing again, it is over;" to which my husband said, "Same here, if you do such thing, then..." I do not remember what his words were after that. He does not remember it either. I asked him twice, and he said that there was no intention for divorce.. More

  • Divorcing second wife under pressure from parents and first wife Date: 8-10-2017

    My name is T. and I am married twice. The name of my first wife is B, and I have two children with her. Later on, I married another lady whose name is M. My parents were against my marriage with M. They asked me to divorce M. M's father was also against this marriage. The worst was that my wife B was extremely cruel. She took my children and went to.. More

  • Recalcitrant wife loses right to accommodation Date: 13-9-2017

    Salam. I read in some fatwas that a disobedient wife loses her marital rights and that her husband will not be sinful if he withholds her maintenance and accomodation. Withholding maintenance is an easy matter, relatively speaking, but how is one to withhold a disobedient wife's accomodation? Should the husband send her to her father's home? Or can.. More

  • Signing delegation of divorce Date: 11-9-2017

    My question is regarding words of divorce said by the wife to her husband. During my marriage, neither I nor my father put forth any conditions. During the verbal marriage proposal and acceptance, nothing was said about my right to divorce. Afterwards, when my husband was told to sign the marriage registration form, he read it in full. One thing caught.. More

  • Whether husband has share in divorced wife's property Date: 9-9-2017

    My husband divorced me and is now asking for his share from the houses which I bought while I was with him. Is he Islamically allowed to ask for his share? I have also heard that alimony is haram in Islam; is that true? .. More

  • Husband steals from stores Date: 9-9-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. My question is about theft (stealing). My husband works for a couple of bakeries (one in a supermarket, and the other is a private one). From the supermarket, he usually brings fruits (a few) and tells me that he salvaged them because they are reduced produce that is going bad very soon and which the supermarket will throw away. From.. More

  • Why Umm Habeebah wore yellow perfume after her father's death Date: 8-9-2017

    Hello, I would like to ask about part of the description of the battle of Yarmuk: “When the news of his death was carried to his daughter, Umm Habeebah, she waited until the third day, on which she ordered some yellow paint and covered with it her arms and face, saying, ‘I would not have done that had I not heard the Prophet say, 'A woman should.. More

  • Case of conditional triple divorce Date: 7-9-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. My wife and I have been arguing on and off over the past few months. Two months ago, we had a really big argument, whereafter she forced me to take an oath in orderto reconcile. It was a conditional divorce which she made me repeat after her - if I do something, at any time, which she thinks is wrong and hurts her or of which I know.. More

  • Husband refused to have children and abandoned wife Date: 20-8-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. Dear Shaykhs, please help me in this matter. I have been married for three years, and I am currently staying at my parents house and have been separated from my husband since a year due to lots of issues that we have. I used to ask for divorce because of many reasons; the main one is that he refused.. More