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  • He Married a Pregnant Woman Who Later Aborted the Child

    Assalamu alaikum, Please what is the Islamic injunction regarding a man who married a pregnant woman, and the pregnancy was not his, and unknown to him. After a while, she aborted the pregnancy still without his knowledge, and pretended that she had miscarriage. After having a baby with the husband, and the baby was almost six years, she could not hold.. More

  • Discovering that wife is still married to her first husband

    Assalaamu alaykum. I got married last year, whereas my wife was already married in 2014. She did not get divorced and concealed that information from me. A few days ago, I learned that she was already married and concealed this information from me. She has falsely submitted documents with a wrong date of birth for our wedding. Please help me obtain.. More

  • Judge nullified marriage of an apostate wife without questioning husband

    A muslim man got married to a girl who was Hindu by birth but converted to Islam legally by her own free will before the marriage. The marriage was good and legally sound with no problems. After about 1.5 years, the girl's family was informed about said marriage. Since then, for about 4-5 months, the girl was out of contact with the man. Due the influence.. More

  • Divorcing wife thrice in marriage that might be invalid

    Dear Sir, I got married to a women who was Muslim in name but had a Christian boy friend and never practiced Islam. So her relation was a big sin. Also, we fornicated before marriage. I asked her in marriage, and we got married in a short period of time, without knowing a lot about what we needed to do before marraige. We had big fights, and I divorced.. More

  • Divorce does not count in an invalid marriage

    Thank you for sending me other answers. I wrote: my cousin proposed to me when we were alone. He said, "Will you marry me." I said, "Yes." Then he said, "I take you in my Nikah(marriage) do you accept it." I answered him, "Yes, I accepted." (In Urdu, I said, "Qabool hai.") He again said, "Do you accept that?" I said, "Yes, I accept it." He again said,.. More

  • Marriage of Christian woman to Muslim man without Wali

    I was told that in order for a Christian girl to be with a Muslim man, we needed to do a ritual in islam. I never thought that it was a wedding in Islam. The wedding had no consent from my guardian. There were no witnesses from my side, and he has not given me a dowry. When I saw the marriage certificate, I saw that he wrote their that he gave me a.. More

  • Marriage without bride's consent invalid

    Good day. I was married last January of this year, but my marriage was done by force, without my consent and my parents' consent. The man was my boyfriend before, and I really do not want to marry him. What happened is that he brought me to the ruler of our barangay without my knowledge or by force. After the ceremony, I escaped from our barangay and.. More

  • Terminating marriage conducted without knowledge of wife's family

    Assalaamu alaykum. I need some help; I have known a guy for five years and been married to him for one year. We got married without my parents' consent as we believed that it was sinful to keep a relationship. I have come to know that he was already married and has kids. My family knows this guy but does not know of our marriage. I started to accept.. More

  • Fornicating with man and then marrying his father

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. May Allah grant you the most blessings of Ramadan and for all efforts, and may He guide us all to the right path and forgive us all. I write with a heavy burden and seek guidance and forgiveness. About 10 years ago, I met a Muslim man, and we entered into a relationship which included fornication, may.. More

  • Marrying pregnant woman in her ‘Iddah

    Assalaamu alaykum, shaykh. I have a question that bothers me a lot. It is about family; what is the ruling on a person marrying a pregnant woman during her ‘Iddah (waiting period) of her late husband? When the person married her while she was pregnant and his children and first wife told him that the woman whom he married was pregnant to her late.. More

  • Wife forced into marriage may annul it

    Assalaamu alaykum. I am very pleased to find so much guidance on Islamic matters on your esteemed site. May Allaah reward you. I have some issues in my marital life and need some guidance. I was first married in 2009, and due to domestic issues, we divorced in 2011. Since then, I have not gotten married, and now last December, U got married to this.. More

  • Marriage bond not dissolved through adultery

    Assalaamu alaykum, Scholar. This is the sister whom you gave permission to a day ago to resend her question. My question was about any evidence in the Quran that proves that divorce does not take place automatically after the spouse committed adultery. Islam Q&A gave me the following answer: Divorce does not take place merely due to the wife committing.. More

  • Fake marriage through phone

    I have asked this question before, but due to insufficient information, I did not get a fatwa and satisfactory answer. I have elaborated on it here. I request you to provide me with a fatwa to save me from a sin. I forced my cousin to marry me and threatened that if he did not do so, I would commit suicide. He called me and had a person on the call.. More

  • Ending marriage conducted without bride's guardian

    Assalaamu alaykum. It is urgent, please help me. I started dating my husband in 2009 and we got married in 2011, in secret, without the consent of my parents. The marriage was carried out in an Islamic way, but since there was no one from my side, his uncle was my guardian. Before marriage, he used to abuse me and my family, but I thought that he would.. More

  • Woman marrying few weeks after having fornicated

    Assalaamu alaykum. One of our sisters got married six years ago and is with children. Unfortunately, she had sexual intercourse with another man about three weeks prior to the wedding ceremony. After the wedding and at the end of the month, she could not see her period and thus realized that something had happened. Two months later, she had a miscarriage.. More