5483 fatwas

  • Validity of Marriage in Doubt Date: 18-5-2001

    I married 3 years ago. The person who wrote the paper was half drunk but still he can remember what happened then. The one who wrote the contract was the one who was the witness also. I did not do "sexual intercourse with her". Then I divorced her. I returned her but not with witnesses. I did it by my self she came back to me. I then divorced her again.. More

  • Wife seeking divorce from jailed husband Date: 14-5-2001

    I would like to know the Islamic legalities of a Faskh divorce sought by the woman in the case her husband is being held in prison. .. More

  • Women praying Janaza prayer Date: 9-5-2001

    Is it possible for women to pray “Janaza Prayer”? Is there any mention in the Qur'an of this? What about in Hajj trip in Makkah? .. More

  • A Muslim Woman Getting Married to a Non-Muslim Man Date: 6-5-2001

    My cousin's daughter is getting married to a non muslim, in a church with a dinner reception where alcohol and dancing will be plentiful, I know that I will not attend the wedding, however I sent a card with a gift and wrote in it "may Allah guide you both on his path" but when I try to explain to other relatives that it is haram to attend such a wedding,.. More

  • Marrying the daughter of the wife of the father whom she had from another man Date: 3-5-2001

    Can I marry the daughter of the wife of my father whom she had from another man? She is not my sister. And his wife is not my mother. .. More

  • Husband Does Not Need Permission of First Wife to Marry a Second Wife Date: 30-4-2001

    Does a married man need the permission of his first wife to re-marry according to the Sharia? .. More

  • Employing a Marriageable Woman Date: 22-4-2001

    I am a medical practitioner. I would like to start a charitable clinic. Can I keep a sister? She will be in a separate room. Injections may have to be given to female patients and keeping male nurse for this is not possible. When patients are not there we will be alone though in separate rooms. Can this problem be solved if I keep a third person say.. More

  • May have spoken words of divorce Date: 18-4-2001

    Someone thinks that he might have said some of the divorce words, but he isn't sure if he said these words or not. What is the solution?.. More

  • How to divorce Date: 10-4-2001

    On 7/7/99 I have got married to my sister-in-law's brother's daughter. That marriage was proposal and its kind of exchange. My sister got married 7 years ago to my wife's uncle (father's brother). But on the day of my marriage, there was a problem on reciting Nikkah created by my father in law. So my marriage was cancelled. And i refused to marry.. More

  • Wanting to Marry Mother of His Illegitimate Child Date: 9-4-2001

    I have a child by a woman I did not marry. She is a non-Muslim but is willing to become a Muslim. I did not marry her because I am a student and I was afraid my parents may not continue to support me. Now I have doubts about not marrying her. Please advise me. .. More

  • Women Giving Alms Date: 9-4-2001

    What is the meaning of the Prophet ordering that women should give alms in the Hadeeth where he saw most of the occupants of Hell-fire were women? .. More

  • DNA testing Date: 9-4-2001

    Thank you for yur reply to my query. I would be grateful for further clarification on one point. You had stated:"One, requiring a DNA test to prove paternity is an indication of accusing one's wife of Zina if the test conducted during circumstances, such as after having doubts or conflicts with one's wife, etc. so, one should not demand this test unless.. More

  • Husband and wife separated, marriage in doubt Date: 8-4-2001

    Husband and wife have been separated for nine months due to their personal conflicts. The wife's brother and mother tried to solve the problem but were not successful. They have three children out of their marriage. Wife wants to work it out, and she (wife) will wait a year to see if she can settle him down. But, the husband wants a divorce. The husband's.. More

  • Studying in a mixed (co-ed) university Date: 8-4-2001

    I am 17 years old and I intend to study computer science next year in a university which is mixed (boys and girls). Is it permissible for me to study in this university? I will cover my face and will strictly abide by the rules of the Islamic Sharia. If it is not permissible please let me know why. Also, in my country there are very few separate universitie.. More

  • Wife in Non-Muslim Country Seeking Divorce in Non-Islamic Court Date: 5-4-2001

    A woman lives in a non-Muslim country; her husband does not pay the rights to his wife and does not live with her, he also does not divorce her. Is the woman allowed to go to a non-Muslim court for divorce, if court decide the separation, can she marry? .. More