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  • Very Confused about their Marriage according to the Hanafi School of Jurisprudence Date: 13-7-2020

    In my country the judicial system is based on the madhhab of imam abu hanifa.But the country stipulates its own law of age limit for marriage. Which is minimum 16 for girls and 21 for boys.Here sharia court allowes a girl to conduct her own marriage. A sister and a brother got married without there wali to avoid haram.Then somehow they learn the matter.. More

  • Wants to Marry a Girl after Her Conversion but She Has No Wali and Her Brothers May Refuse Date: 13-7-2020

    Asalamu Alaikum, Dear Sheikh, I live in the Asian subcontinent (Pakistan). Here the Christians are in minority and not that liberal as they are in Europe and America and women are usually dependent upon their families. I know Islam allows us to Marry chaste women from people of the book. I know a Christian woman who I want to marry by converting.. More

  • Chatted with a Girl and Led Her to Islam, They Want to Get Married but He Can’t Afford It Now Date: 16-6-2020

    Assalamualaikum, i am a 23 years old man, i have met a non Muslim girl online and we kept chatting for a while . I discovered that she was interested in Islam so i kept talking to her about Islam and answering her questions thinking i am doing something good for me and for her because her family is not Muslims and she have no Muslim friends, anyway.. More

  • They Agreed to Marry then the Girl Changed Her Mind Date: 8-6-2020

    Assalama alaykum I just had a few question I was supposed to get married to this girl that our family had agreed us on marry in a years time and she was happy about it and she was even willing to come from abroad and stay with my family once we get married May allah forgive us we started chatting something that wasnt right in allah's eyes Now after.. More

  • Father Prevented Her from Marrying a Suitor Date: 11-5-2020

    Assalamualaikum wa Rahmatullah wa barakatuhu, I have received a proposal from a man 5 years ago who I had gone to university with. He is a different nationality but is a practicing Muslim and is of good character. My father is unhappy about this relationship as he only believes in arranged marriages within the same culture. Through these 5 years as.. More

  • Do Not Inform Suitors Of old Magic Date: 22-3-2020

    As-salaamu alaykum should I tell potential spouse(or in marriage meetings) that I have been affected by sihr ? Allah cured me alhamdulillah .. More

  • Having Difficulty Finding a Wife To Marry Date: 3-3-2020

    Salam I am a 30 year old male from New Zealand. I am finding it very hard to find someone to settle down with and marry. My parents did not approve of my hindu girlfriend I had and I have now broken up with her and back living with my parents. I feel stuck. I feel like my life is on hold because I cant find someone to settle down with and I feel really.. More

  • Can a Non-Praying Person Be a Guardian in Marriage Date: 18-2-2020

    Assalamo alaikum, If a wali of a woman does not pray can he still become wali? The woman is getting married to his uncle's son. Please do not send me link i need your fatwa. Jazakallahu khairan .. More

  • Her Parents Have Corrupt beliefs; Should He Marry Her? Date: 11-12-2018

    Asalaamu alaikum, My close relatives has asked me to marry their daughter. The daughter is from a village in pakistan while im from UK. I know Their daughter since we were children and me and my sister have seen her in hijab since a child. She is quiet and flees infront of non mahram. When she is at her married sisters house and men come she either.. More

  • Proposing to a baby girl in jest Date: 23-8-2017

    Please help me. A girl was born, and a father declared to a boy (who was a little grown up) that if he gave him one cent, then the girl was his (as a proposal). So the boy hurriedly accepted and gave the money. Now they grew up, and the boy is older and has married another girl, bet he still calling that girl his wife-to-be and irritates the girl's.. More

  • Trying to see veiled woman's face if one is interested in marrying her Date: 9-5-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Covering the face is at least desirable, andaccording to many scholars, it is obligatory for Muslim women. Then again, we find that it is desirable to see a woman one is interested to get married to, and one can see her without permission and prior to informing her. In fact, some said that it is preferable to see her before the formal.. More

  • Looking at girl when proposing second time Date: 26-4-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. A boy once sent a betrothal and got permission to take a look at the girl in front of her family. Then there was a pause for about two years because he was jobless. After having secured a job, he wants to meet the family again to carry on with the marriage. Is he allowed to look at the girl after these two years have passed? Note:.. More

  • No penalty for backing out of marriage agreement in Islamic law Date: 5-10-2016

    There was an agreement between the parents of a boy and a girl to marry their children; the would-be couple also agreed, but the parents of the boy have revoked it without a genuine reason and backed out from the agreement. Now the Intizamia Committee have asked for the penalty in cash from the parents of the boy for his backing out, which he has agreed.. More

  • Annulling engagement does not require expiation Date: 11-7-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I would be glad if you do not give me the reference of other fatwas. You said in respective fatwas that "An engagement is just a kind of promise for marriage, and it is permissible for each party to annul it." However, there is a hadith that says that if anyone annuls the promise, then they have to give the expiation, Should a person.. More

  • Hiding past sins from fiancé Date: 12-5-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I feel very uncomfortable, confused, oppressed. When my fiancé and I first got engaged, he asked me whether I had had any relations with men in the past. I told him that I had not. Somehow, he learned that I have lied and told me that I have to tell him and that it is his right to know. I did research on this matter of telling him.. More