1462 fatwas

  • When a Woman Can Ask for Divorce Date: 12-6-2002

    When can a woman ask for divorce? .. More

  • Wife Wants Divorce and Custody of Her Daughter Date: 11-6-2002

    I have been married for 6 1/2 years and have a daughter who is 5 and 1/2. Our problems started just before the birth of our girl but the subject of divorce came up 5 years ago. I am the one who is asking for it. My parents live in Qatar and I have some family here where I am married (out of Qatar). I am not allowed to see them or speak to them at all...it.. More

  • Problems with Wife He Remarried Date: 8-6-2002

    I married a woman 3 years ago. The, she asked for divorce after 1 year and the judge asked her to return all money I paid to her (full Maher) to me. She got no money at all out of the divorce. After 1 year of divorce, she asked me to marry her again since she felt that she made a mistake. I was afraid that she is coming back to get revenge and get money.. More

  • Wife's rights denied by husband Date: 28-5-2002

    I am a married Muslim living with my husband, and his family and I would like to ask about my rights to have my own property. When I got married, my husband's family gave me gold jewelry as a present. A few weeks ago when all the fighting began in filasteen, I made the intention to give the gold a Sadaqa. However, I did not have a chance to go to the.. More

  • Divorced second wife to save first wife's life Date: 28-5-2002

    I have a female friend in Jeddah, who is married to a man as his second wife. This is her second marriage also. She has a son from her ex-husband. Her present husband did not tell his first wife about his second marriage, as he has three kids from his first wife. Two weeks ago he told his first wife that he had been married to a second woman for about.. More

  • Pronounced Divorce Three Times in Extreme Anger Date: 14-5-2002

    I'm married for about six years with two children; lately, I had a lot of stress from work, family, and a lot of pressure. Last week I had a big fight with my wife, I started shouting, then beating each other. Then I started breaking every thing in front of me like chairs and table, the fight went on, my arm started bleeding and I was in extreme anger.. More

  • Wife Helped Husband Financially and Now They Want Divorce Date: 5-5-2002

    I have been married for almost 2 years. I have been sponsoring my family to the extent (I mean spending all my money without saving any money). My wife also works, and she always said she is not responsible about supporting and sharing any money; her money is her money and my money is our money. When I got laid off from my job, she helped a little bit.. More

  • Seeking help about marital problems Date: 4-5-2002

    Is it Haram to ask a Sheikh for help about issues of her marriage without having husband's agreement? Or without husband's knowledge?.. More

  • Questionable Number of Divorces Date: 28-4-2002

    My niece has been divorced three times - I understand that she cannot return back to her husband till she gets married to another man. But her husband tells her that because one of the Talaaq did not pass the Iddah time, that is, three months. He considers it as two Talaaqs only. Does each Talaaq have to pass the three months Iddah to be considered.. More

  • Divorced husband after 4 years separation Date: 10-4-2002

    I am a Sri Lankan Muslim and have been separated from my husband for nearly 4 years. I am now in the USA for the last 2 years and currently in medical education. I got my divorce one week back through the Islamic courts. Do I have to observe Iddah? If so for how long? Can I work? Can I be in a study group with my other medical male students?.. More

  • Wife Feels Disrespected by Husband Date: 9-4-2002

    I am married to a Muslim. I also have to state that I converted to Islam. My husband was a very attentive man, but now all of a sudden he changed, and my life has taken a heavy toll. He stays out late at night with his friends, and I am left all alone. I do not feel respected. Is there anything I can do? .. More

  • Rights of Divorced Woman on Her Husband Date: 2-4-2002

    I study in Slovakia. I am married of a Slovak Muslim girl. I want to divorce her, and she is living with her family now. I want to know what rights she has, if I divorce her, and if she refused to take these rights after divorce. Is there anything on me? .. More

  • Wife questions husband's grounds for divorce Date: 30-3-2002

    I am very confused I have been married for about 6 years and slowly my marriage doesn't seem to be working out. My husband also realizes this and says that we will see and then if things get very out of hand we will divorce. The problem is I am happy with him, however he says: 1) I am not satisfying him 100 percentage in physical relation. 2) As a.. More

  • Questionable Marriage and Questionable Divorce Date: 27-3-2002

    I married to a woman about 4 years ago but my parents did not agreed on this, so we did Nikah secretly. My wife's relatives were present in that Nikah but my parents and no other relatives were there. After marriage I always had problems with my wife's mother. Later I came to know that she was not her real mother, she just brought her up. After 3 years.. More

  • Saying he left his wife three times but no one heard him Date: 25-3-2002

    One of my friend got into fight with his wife. Then he went into separate room and he said, "I left you, I left you, I left you" but at that time he was all alone in his room and no one heard him not even his wife. Also, he did not use the word "Tallaq" or "Divorce" when he said, "I left you". Now he asked me if him and his wife are divorced? He is.. More