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  • Husband being incarcerated justifies seeking divorce Date: 24-9-2014

    My husband & I are both in our upper forties. He is also incarcerated for Life. We've been married for 5 yrs. I had no problem forfeiting my rights to marry him...he has now decided he wants to take another wife. I cant understand why under these conditions he would even consider such a move. He wants me to continue to live as his wife and I want.. More

  • Married through the Internet and husband disappeared without notice Date: 24-11-2005

    I'm married with a man through internet. Now he leaved me without any announce and doesn't response me. What can I do? .. More

  • Her husband left home and she committed adultery Date: 23-5-2005

    I have a difficult relationship with my husband, he has left town since November, 2004 at the beginning I would call him and he would call me also. It has been 2 ½ months that I have no news of him. He left me alone and I have to pay my bills for myself. My question is what are the procedure that I would have to follow I would like to divorce.. More

  • She wants to divorce her negligent abusive husband who is in jail Date: 21-2-2005

    If a Muslim male goes to jail for a crime he did commit and left a pregnant Muslim wife home can the Imaam give her a valid divorce? The Imaam went to the male in jail and told him the woman wanted out of the marriage, and told him of the woman's request. Also, before he went to jail he was doing horrible things including beating her, adultery.. More

  • The wife of the prisoner can ask him for divorce Date: 15-12-2003

    I married my husband one month before he was taken into prison. Now, one year later I am asking him for a divorce because this is too hard for me and he has three to five more years for drug charges. I have no children by him and we are not able to have physical contact. He told me no that he will not give me a divorce and he wants me to wait for.. More

  • Case when the Husband Is Absent for a Very Long Time and His Wife Remarries but He Finally Returns Date: 23-1-2002

    My question is not based on the occurrence of the situation in question. For the sake of knowledge and awareness, I ask this question. Suppose a man and a woman marry (legal by Sharia) and after some time due to a tragic event, the husband is presumed dead because he has not been seen for a very long time. The woman (and everyone else) now thinking.. More

  • Wife seeking divorce from jailed husband Date: 14-5-2001

    I would like to know the Islamic legalities of a Faskh divorce sought by the woman in the case her husband is being held in prison. .. More