697 fatwas

  • Inheritance of an Illegitimate Child Date: 7-9-2002

    Can a bastard child inherit from his father? If no why? Please give me authorities from Qur'an, Sunnah and other relevant Islamic sources. .. More

  • Age when a boy may stay out all day or be away with friends Date: 7-9-2002

    I want to ask about the age. What is the age that a the boy does not stay in his home, I mean that he can go with his friends from morning till night, or less than that? I want details about this thing... More

  • Failure to Acknowledge Paternity of Child Date: 28-8-2002

    What is the Fatwa for a person who knows that he has a baby that will be raised by a Christian girl in a different country and he does not even acknowledge that the child is yours? What are the consequences for my friend for 20 years who denying that his ex-wife got pregnant by him and assures her of lying that she is pregnant? Three dimensional ultrasound.. More

  • Naming son "Raheeb" Date: 21-8-2002

    I have named my son (Raheeb). Can you give my an advise about this name?.. More

  • Changing one's name Date: 13-8-2002

    I am a Muslim who came to US in 1984. During my 18 years of living here, I found it easier for me to use my middle name and shortened my last name to ease transactions. My full name was Zouhir Omar Abdul Baki, and after becoming a US citizen, I changed it to Zouhir Omar Baki. My children's last name is Baki as well. Is this sinful and against God's.. More

  • Stage three-science book teaches sex education Date: 4-8-2002

    I am 13 years old, yesterday I got a key stage three science book and as soon I opened the book, it shows you about growth and how humans develop, and it tell you what happens to boys and girls at the age of puberty and how babies come. So it is really sex education. Should I read it or skip the page? I have not started yet; I just took a quick glance... More

  • Wife Wants to Help Son and Husband to Be Good Muslims Date: 31-7-2002

    I have a baby boy 6 months old. My biggest wish is that he will be a good Muslim. Can I start now to do something that will help him in the future to be a good Muslim? For example, read Qur'an for him? And I am also afraid for my husband, because he is not following the rules of Islam. I want to help both of them. Is this possible? .. More

  • Marital Problems and Visitation Rights Date: 23-7-2002

    I am a Muslim from Mauritius which is a non-Islamic State. I contracted Nikah and from that was born a baby girl. Following a minor incident with my mother, my wife rang her father it was agreed that my wife and my baby would stay for three days at her parents' place. After the said period my father-in-law informed me that my wife and my baby will not.. More

  • Women Remaining Pregnant Up to 18 Months Date: 17-7-2002

    I have two questions: Is there any mention in the Holy Qur'an that women can remain pregnant up to 18 months? .. More

  • Reward for Raising Child with Abnormalities Date: 9-7-2002

    I got pregnant 2 years ago and my baby was diagnosed with several abnormalities and the doctors recommended abortion. Al-Hamdulillah, my husband and I did not listen to them and kept the baby who turned out to be a wonderful and healthy baby. He is now 16 months old but he is a dwarf, very short. My heart breaks every time I look at him and just want.. More

  • Islamic rules for adoption Date: 6-7-2002

    What are the Islamic rules of adopting a child? My uncle and aunt have adopted a female child, as they do not have children. When this child attains puberty can my uncle see her or talk to her or be alone with her in a room as she is not her real daughter? Can she inherit property? What are other necessary steps to be taken? Hope you will answer these.. More

  • Wife does not take care of husband's children by previous marriage Date: 3-7-2002

    I married a second wife from my country and who agreed when I married her to look after my 3 kids from a previous marriage, but now she is not doing what she agreed to do. I must say she does every thing a wife should with her husband, but not for my children. We have two lovely daughters from her and third is coming. My plan is send my wife back home.. More

  • Teaching three year old son about Islam Date: 2-7-2002

    I would like to know how teach my three years old son Islam. I am a Muslim and I do every thing I know about my religion. I live in Spain. I am writing from a pubic center. It is really hard and complicated task. I do need help... More

  • Abrar as a girl's name Date: 17-6-2002

    Isha Allah within these days I will receive a new baby girl, and we choose for her the name "Abrar" but some people informed me that this name may be not good because it may enter in the verse [53: 32]? Is the name "Abrar" is good or not?.. More

  • Wife Seeking Divorce Through English Courts and Now Wants Islamic Divorce Date: 16-6-2002

    After 11 years of marriage my wife has asked for a divorce through the English courts. We have three children: boy aged 8 and 12 and a girl age 14. Now she is asking through her lawyers for an Islamic Talaaq. What are her and my rights regarding children custody maintenance for her, etc.? .. More