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  • Divorcing wife thrice in marriage that might be invalid Date: 9-11-2017

    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 Date: 18-10-2017

    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 Date: 11-10-2017

    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 Date: 9-9-2017

    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 Date: 21-8-2017

    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 Date: 8-8-2017

    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 Date: 17-6-2017

    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 Date: 12-4-2017

    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 Date: 12-1-2017

    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 Date: 23-11-2016

    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 Date: 21-11-2016

    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 Date: 13-11-2016

    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

  • Marriage without Wali defective Date: 11-11-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum, dear Brother or Sister. I am new on this website, and I hope that you can help me with my situation. I applogize for my bad English and mistakes in writing. I am a married women and have a daughter from a previous marriage. The man whom I married is already married and has four kids. I knew this before marrying him; at that time,.. More

  • Secret marriage through phone invalid Date: 4-11-2016

    I am going through a depression. I want to ask; I got married on the phone without witnesses and without my guardian's consent. There was only the offer and acceptance on the phone, and no one heard it except us, and we agreed that it would be a secret. I know that such marriage is not valid. Then, one day, we had a fight, and he told my mom about the.. More

  • Marriage before end of woman's Iddah invalid Date: 18-10-2016

    1. If there are two witnesses, one male and one female, in the Nikah (wedding), is it valid according to the Islamic Sharia or not? 2. If there is no Moulvi/Qadi in the Nikah but only two witnesses, one male and one female, is it a valid Nikah or not? 3. If the date of divorce is 04.10.2012 and the Nikah was done on 06.10.2012 during the Iddah.. More