1463 fatwas

  • The Sunni Divorce Date: 12-1-2003

    What is the Sunni divorce? .. More

  • How to deal with an ill-conduct wife Date: 5-1-2003

    My question is about beating women in islam and I want to know if the man is allowed to beat his wife if she has said some bad thing against him when they are talking. Is it an islamic behavior that the man got very angry and he beats his wife and then said that the religion allowed him to do that even if he has not follow the three known steps.. More

  • Seek Not Divorce! Date: 4-1-2003

    How long does take for the women to ask for divorce when she does not stay with her husband because of problems? .. More

  • Make sure of the things before putting words into action Date: 24-12-2002

    I have broken my engagement to a sister a few months back. Unfortunately, this was done 2 days after the contract was announced. The actual contract was done 2 months prior. The walima never took place. Many people criticize my action since, she will possibly not marry anymore, as per local culture, and that I have not given her enough time to "adapt"... More

  • Wife's Physical Presence Is Not Condition for Valid Divorce Date: 23-12-2002

    if I said that I divorced my wife to somebody else without my wife´s physical presence I mean that she was not their when I pronounced the word of the divorce. The question is, Is she still my wife? or I have to make new marriage contract? .. More

  • Premature ejaculation and marriage Date: 22-12-2002

    Does premature ejaculation prevent me from getting married?.. More

  • Conditional divorce Date: 17-12-2002

    Last Wednesday I asked my husband that I want to go to my mother's house alone since it got late for him to come with me he goes to work early. He told me "If I leave I will be divorced on him" He said it once. I didn't go I sat down. Then after a couple of minutes he said "Now if you don't come with me to your mother's house you will be Divorced.. More

  • Cursing the Wife Is Enough Reason for Her to Ask for Divorce Date: 9-12-2002

    What punishment does a husband get when he tells his wife "F your mother," and curses her family members? And is it Haram in this situation to postpone being normal with him, meaning being back having sex even though the husband continues curse the wife. What is the punishment for the husband? .. More

  • Patience Among Spouses Date: 4-12-2002

    I am considering divorcing my husband. We haven't been married long, I care for him, but I think I am being used. We met though his son-in-law, he lived in Pakistan and I in USA. He didn't tell me that he had no intention of going back to Pakistan, until after the Nikah. Then he informed me that I would be asked to "get" his 4 grown children over here... More

  • His Wife Does Not Wear Hijaab Date: 2-12-2002

    I’m married and have only one boy (10 years old), Should I divorce my wife based on the following reasons:1. My wife doesn’t want to wear hijab, although I’ve talked to her about it many times, and she’s more interested in the materials things and in shopping. But, she does her basic Ibadat like praying 2. My parents do not like her, and she.. More

  • How Can a Wife Deal With Her Husband’s Frigidity Date: 2-12-2002

    How can a wife forgive her husband who suffers frigidity? .. More

  • Intention Determines the Ruling Concerning Repetition of Words of Divorce Date: 1-12-2002

    I have a question regarding divorce and reconciliation: A husband pronounces divorce to his wife twice in one sitting, he isn't sure if he wanted to pronounce divorce once or twice, so now he wants a Fatwa regarding whether or not it was counted as one or two. Also the pronouncement was said in the English language, does that make any difference. .. More

  • How to deal with a difficult husband Date: 30-11-2002

    In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. I seek refuge in Him from the accursed Satan. My husband is very mean to me. He's verbally abusive. He walks out of a room when I'm speaking to him. He leaves my bed without any notice for months/weeks at a time. He doesn't handle my affairs even though I'm a stay-at-home mom. He's told me that.. More

  • Wife lives in a Muslim land where she is very unhappy Date: 27-11-2002

    I have a question regarding a divorced woman's rights. I moved from a Western country to a Muslim country to marry a Muslim man less than a year ago. I am really unhappy in living in this country because I miss my family and don't feel comfortable enough to have children while my husband wants to have children. I miss my family very much and do not.. More

  • Wants husband to confess his transgressions Date: 26-11-2002

    I am married with a six-year-old daughter and I have recently found proof that my husband has been seeing other women. We have not had marital relations for about two years because of what I thought were stresses and differences in the marriage. Upon being confronted, he insists that nothing has happened and that he does not think I have the right.. More