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  • Divorce does not occur in marriage which is invalid by consensus

    Divorce after Invalid nikah or nikah without wali. There are two type of fatwas I have seen on your website. One says there is no divorce as there is no nikah from the beginning. The other one states divorce occurs in a marriage where is a difference between ulema on its validity. Which one of them should be adopted? .. More

  • Entering an invalid marriage out of ignorance

    I am a convert to Islam for 8 yrs now. I had meet a muslim brother. He asked me to marry me and I had said yes. I asked him what we would do to get a Islamic marriage and he replied that we only needed the islamic community to know about that we are together. So we exchanged promises with each other alone that we would stay together forever. So I believed.. More

  • He married a married woman who lied to him

    What should I do if I married with a woman who falsely told me that she was divorced with her previous husband? I believed her and married and had a child. Now I found out she lied to me. .. More

  • Claiming marriage was invalid to escape the consequences of the third divorce

    Two people commit zina, it results in pregnancy, they get married after the 4th month of the pregnancy before making tawbah to hide the sin, they live normal etc and then get divorced 3 times, the girl then tells the guy that their nikkah was invalid because they got married during her iddah (during the pregnancy) so based on this they want to marry,.. More

  • Marriage without a Wali is invalid

    Assalamu Alaykum, I am from India. We are from strict islamic family. One year ago my sister in law's daughter ran away with one man and married. Now they are living together. Our family was not ready to accept this because he was not following islamic life, was drinking and also a with criminal records. As we oppose this they married without Waliy... More

  • A case of marriage without the guardian's knowledge

    I married a girl without her parents’ consent 4 years ago. We had a relation and I was in fear of Allah of a haraam relation, so I married her. I realize now after study that I should make her wali agree upon me. How will I do this??- 1. Will I let her wali know by her or by my wali that I have married his daughter without his consent but now I seek.. More

  • Marrying a woman who proves to be still married to her first husband

    ASLAMO ALAIKUM, sir my question is.a man marry a divorce women after two years a man know this truth her first husband not gave him divorce she is liying her second this situatin he throw out her wife and stop all the relation with her.what you say about this marry.and secondly.her first husband daughter who her women real daughter is wish.. More

  • Adultery does not establish lineage or affect marriage

    i have learnt from this forum that whenever there is difference of opinion on a matter then a mufti should choose that opinion which is more close to quran and sunnah. please refer to question no.2512190, there are two opinions on this issue. one that was answered on this forum that nikkah is only way of establishing linkage and adultery can not establish.. More

  • Marriage concluded without Wali

    Salaam If a Girl and a boy do nikkah with each other without the presence of wali and keep it secret. The wali doesn't want to marry her daughter wth the boy because he belongs to a Raja Family & boy belongs to a Kashmiri Khan Family. Secondly Boy's family doesn't match girl's family according to financial status, and thirdly boy is less educated.. More

  • She is worried because she got married without a Wali

    salam wa3alaykoem wa rahmatoellahi wa barakatoeh, i'm married now 6 years,my mother didn't wanted to marry me with this man so mi parents left me with the mans family 1 year without papers, after that mi father came to me and gave me my papers so i can have mi identicard and marry this man. we made a marriage with the family of the man withouwt mi parents.. More

  • A case of a controversial marriage and Khul'

    Respected Mufti I did secrete nikah with an already married person against will of my family .My assumption was that ultimately my family would agree. In mean time one my friend told me about carrier related consequences of bigamy-loss of eligibility for job. He convinced me for Khula and prepare agreement paper. Discussing the problem with my husband.. More

  • A marriage contract without witnesses

    salam.i already asked you a gave me answer but in the form of related fatwa's.i request you to please give me a short answer.i am still confuse. my question is that,my nikah is conducted in the presence of one wakeel and one qari who is responsible for wittners present at that time.when wakeel hand over our nakah nama the name.. More

  • She did not consult her Christian father when she got married

    Salaamu aleykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuh I have a question about a wali. I got married to my husband 3,5 years ago. Back then I wasn't a muslim, though I had opened my heart to islam but not made shahadah yet. I also wasn't a christian. We got married in a masjid with 2 witnesses and a local imaam. Now that I know more about islam, I have started.. More

  • Would she be divorced if her husband became insane?

    A female relative of mine wants to know the Sharee‘ah ruling on her situation. She left her husband about eight years ago because he became insane. She is raising their five children alone. Is she considered divorced? If she is now divorced, is it permissible for her to marry another man although her divorce was not officially stated? May Allaah Reward.. More

  • Marriage of coercion is invalid even if the husband approved it

    What is the Islamic ruling on a marriage of coercion when the man is compelled as his fiancée resorted to the police station as a means to exercise pressure over him to marry her, and he actually marries her while her guardian claims that she is a virgin but she is not?.. More