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  • They Committed Zina and Married before Repentance Date: 20-10-2019

    May Allah forgive me and my wife to what we have done. Before getting married me and my wife had committed Zina. We are not aware that before getting married we have to repent first. I only came to know when I read a FATWA related to our situation. We have 3 children now and know I am so worried because according to the FATWA I read our marriage is.. More

  • Suggesting to fornicator to propose to marry friend Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. A boy contacted me for the purpose of marriage. Then he disclosed that a few years ago, he had a sexual relationship with a married woman. She went abroad with her husband after that, but he is still in love with her and has no regret for what he has done. However, he now wants to move on, which is why he is looking for a good girl.. More

  • Marrying girl whom one fornicated with Date: 14-12-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I am a young man who is currently studying abroad. Three years ago, I met a girl back home with whom I have been in a relationship ever since. Unfortunately, in my country it is acceptable for non-Mahrams (permanently unmarriageable kin) to mix up, and therefore I used to go to her house very often and spend time with her in the presence.. More

  • Marrying a woman after committing adultery with her during her ‘Iddah Date: 22-6-2017

    A girl was pregnant when her husband gave her a divorce; then she had intimate relations with another man during her ‘Iddah (waiting period). Can she marry the second man after the delivery of the baby given that the ‘Iddah ends once she gives birth? .. More

  • Marrying woman pregnant from other man Date: 28-3-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have a very serious question to ask regarding a couple's marriage state and the status of the children. A muslim friend of mine got married to an american female that converted on the same day of her marriage to him, but she was pregnant with another's child. The shaykh who married them did not know, and my friend did not know that.. More

  • Marrying girl one had oral sex with Date: 15-2-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. A girl and a boy have had oral sex; he also rubbed his member on hers, but no intercourse took place. Can they immediately marrywithout waiting for the menstrual cycle given that no intercourse and so there is no risk of pregnancy? .. More

  • Keeping wife who became pregnant from adultery Date: 16-1-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Let me go straight to the point. My wife and I moved to a new country. During Ramadan, my wife got to know a guy and started dating him in my absence. She did not tell him that she was married. He introduced her to his family as a friend, and during their dates, they fornicated. She says that he raped her. I do not believe that and.. More

  • Wife was pregnant at time of marriage Date: 19-7-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I was married to my wife 14 years ago. She was pregnant before our marriageand had an abortion, which I came to know of today,after our marriage. I do not know from whom she became pregnant. Is our marriage invalid or void? We had three children after the marriage. What is the status of the children? Are they illegitimate or not?.. More

  • Marriage of couple who committed Zina Date: 23-6-2016

    They committed adultery and claimed to have repented but continued to commit sins and be alone together. She became pregnant and he got permission to marry her from her father, who was unaware. They performed the marriage and some people who were aware of their situation told them that their marriage is invalid because the repentance was incomplete,.. More

  • Fornicating couple not obliged to marry each other Date: 8-3-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I am a Muslim. I am in love with a girl who is a Sunni Muslim. My love for her is pure and I want to marry her. When I approached her mother, she denied me straight away, but when I again approached her, she agreed but said that we would have to wait one year. After a year, when I approached her, she said that her daughter did not.. More

  • Ruling on the marriage of an adulterous couple Date: 29-11-2015

    Assalaamu alaykum. I am a happily married woman with four children, praise be to Allaah. Lately, however, waswas (devilish whisperings) on wether my mariage is valid or not has affected my life after I have heard some fatwas and hadiths. I committed zina (fornication) with my husband 14 years ago and, we soon (mid june 2000)decided to get married in.. More

  • Fornicators' marriage valid after repentance Date: 21-2-2015

    My husband committed adultery, once I found out I encouraged him to repent and correct his ways. But for over a year he still continued to lie and continue a relationship with her, even going as far as to pay her bills, move her into a larger home and provide generously for her and her child. This caused a lot of turmoil in our marriage, and he said.. More

  • The ruling on a fornicator marrying a fornicatress after repentance Date: 10-1-2015

    Respected Scholars, I have a question with regards to Surah Al-Nur: Ayat 3, and I was hoping you would be able to shed some light on the matter. I have been reading various translations, fatwas, tafsirs and commentaries explaining the verse and there seems to be a difference of opinion amongst the scholars when it comes to the interpretation the meaning... More

  • Marrying an adulteress before the end of her ‘Iddah Date: 14-1-2014

    Our virtuous Shaykhs, could you please advise us regarding the following issue and May Allaah The Exalted Reward you. As you are aware of the fact that one’s faith may wane from time to time; and accordingly one might commit what is prohibited, like adultery, Allaah Forbids. Such disasters are exposed via pregnancy; then, some people’s conscience.. More

  • She discovered that her husband was a fornicator Date: 11-8-2013

    What is to be done if a chaste woman marries a Zaani (fornicator) without knowing? She married him believing him to be a pious man then found out about his past by finding pictures and messages through his phone and computer. He may still be involved in sin because he leaves the house when he is off work and does not come back for hours, and he continues.. More