1486 fatwas

  • Husband must follow steps to discipline wife in order Date: 3-1-2018

    Salam. There are three steps in dealing with a disobedient wife. Is it obligatory to follow the steps in order, or can one resort to the second step directly if the situation calls for it? .. More

  • Husband accusing wife of infidelity without evidence Date: 3-1-2018

    My husband has recently become constantly suspicious of me that I did something haram with someone else. He says that he has confirmed these thoughts with a shaykh he spoke with and wants me to admit to it. I have repeatedly told him that this is not true and that I cannot admit to something that I did not do and that did not happen. He does not care.. More

  • Wife refuses to live in husband's city Date: 3-1-2018

    Dear Sir, I have been married for the last four years and have no Kids. My wife is from a big city, and she has always wanted to settle in her home city, but I was not ready for that. In the third year of marriage, she managed to take me to her home-parental city to settle there. Then, however, she started to avoid me and spend times with her friends.. More

  • Divorce does not take place by mere movement of the tongue Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. During a quarrel, a husband just uttered 'a' or 'one' or 'on'. Nothing else was uttered; is there any problem? Please answer the question according to Hanafi Fiqh. If anyone uttered something without moving his lips and only slightly moving his tongue but while breathing out, so one could only hear the breath coming out, is there.. More

  • Marital problems because of living with in-laws Date: 3-1-2018

    Salaam. Brothers and Sisters, I am looking for some advice, as I am really stressed and depressed. I got married a year ago, and before the completion of our one-year-anniversary, we are heading for a divorce. My husband initially lied to me about his salary, his savings, etc. When he married me, he was also indebted. His parents are wealthy though,.. More

  • He gave her wife two Khul' and wants to remarry her after her divorce from another man Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. My wife gave me a Khul‘ (divorce requested by the wife in return for a compensation), and she got married to another man after six months and gave him a Khul‘ after being with him for two months. She got married to me again and again gave me a Khul‘. It has been seven months since we got divorced, and she now wants to come back.. More

  • Case of Bid‘i divorce Date: 3-1-2018

    Does a woman take the word of her husband on that he has been given a fatwa that a Bid‘i divorce does not count? My father asked my husband to divorce me, so he reluctantly wrote on a piece of paper that I am divorced, but I was menstruating. So when I told my husband, he said that he would find out. Then, six months later, he said that I am still.. More

  • Wife asked for divorce for invalid reason Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. Can a wife ask for a divorce if her husband stops her from meeting her brother-in-law who is known for having a bad character. The husband stopped his wife when he saw her shaking hands with her brother-in-law. In spite of her husband asking her many times not to do so, she kept in touch with her brother-in-law. Her brother-in-law.. More

  • 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