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  • Divorce with no just reason does not justify thinking ill of Islam Date: 21-1-2014

    I am a woman who was divorced from her previous husband due to his bad morals and treatment and was married to a married man, who had children. Although he failed to satisfy my sexual needs, I made no complaint about that. On the contrary, I was pleased with him, left my job for his sake, and loved his children. I did all of this just to enjoy respect.. More

  • Ruling on divorce with the intention of notification and announcement Date: 15-1-2014

    I suffer from frigidity (sexual coldness) and psychological disorders and I'm in treatment with a psychiatrist because of obsessive doubts. I also suffer from asthma. I have been married for three years. For fear of causing harm to my wife, I sometimes think about divorcing her. One day, I said to her: “Divorce is the only solution to our problem.”.. More

  • Agreement on letting one's divorcee remain in official papers as his wife Date: 15-1-2014

    There is a woman who lives in a European country and who reverted recently to Islam. Her husband divorced her by saying "you are divorced." However, there was a prior agreement between them to remain his wife in the official papers until he obtains the citizenship of this European country. Is it permissible for her to marry another man after the end.. More

  • Ruling on intending divorce while uttering part of the implicit expression of divorce Date: 14-1-2014

    A friend of mine said to his wife: “Go to your parents’ home” intending to divorce her while uttering the first two letters of the first word of the sentence but changed his mind before finishing his sentence to a mere threat. What is the Islamic ruling on such a case? .. More

  • Indirect expressions effect divorce when the husband intends it Date: 14-1-2014

    A man said thrice to his wife, "You are unlawful to me." He just intended to threaten her, not to divorce her. So, what is the Sharee‘ah ruling on this case? What is the due expiation in this regard? What should he do in order to take her in wedlock again? Please advise. May Allaah Reward you. .. More

  • Ruling on a husband saying that his wife has divorced herself Date: 14-1-2014

    A husband abandoned the matrimonial home by court order for having beaten his wife. Three months later, the husband said that she has divorced herself as a punishment for what she did. Is the wife considered a divorcee according to the Islamic Sharee‘ah?.. More

  • Inward divorce is nothing Date: 13-1-2014

    Do one's thoughts of divorce without verbal expression make it effective? For example, when one says to himself, ''If my wife does so and so, she will be divorced,'' with the intention of effecting divorce. What will be the case if she indeed does?.. More

  • Valid reasons for divorce Date: 13-1-2014

    What are the valid reasons for divorce under Sharee‘ah?.. More

  • Consequences of divorce before consummation Date: 13-1-2014

    I have already concluded my marriage contract but delayed consummation for a year in order to be able to cover the costs required. Sorrowfully, I was embroiled in a dispute with my father and mother-in-law. Now, I want to divorce my wife. What should I do?.. More

  • Implications of telling one’s wife: ‘You are unlawful to me.’ Date: 13-1-2014

    I said to my wife, while in a state of fury: “You are unlawful to me,” so as to tease her. Am I held guilty for that? Is she is lawful to me, for we still live together? Please answer me as soon as possible... More

  • Ruling is based on the validity of his claim whether or not he has forged the divorce deed Date: 13-1-2014

    My husband forsook me thirteen years ago, and divorced me five years after he left me. A year ago, I decided to marry, and then he contacted me to inform me that the divorce deed is forged and he has not divorced me yet. From the religious point of view, is it permissible for me to marry (and have relations with my new husband), with the knowledge of.. More

  • Ruling on celebrating divorce Date: 13-1-2014

    Is it permissible for a divorcee to hold a party celebrating her divorce through slaughtering sheep, distributing sweets or any other form of celebration? I heard from two persons that this matter takes place. If this matter is unlawful, I ask you to tackle this issue having a firm stance against it. I have seen an invitation card to a party of this.. More

  • A conditional divorce followed by an immediate divorce Date: 13-1-2014

    I got married a year and a half ago. My husband swore that I would be divorced if I visited my mother, and I indeed visited her. He also swore that I would be divorced if I went to work, and I indeed went. This was repeated four times. So, is this divorce effected? The last time, he explicitly said to me (you are divorced). Am I divorced only once or.. More

  • Ruling on a husband who divorces his wife and then denies the divorce Date: 12-1-2014

    What is the Islamic ruling on a husband who divorced his wife then denied divorcing her?.. More

  • Ruling on signing divorce document without knowing its content Date: 12-1-2014

    What is the Islamic ruling on a husband who signs a divorce document without knowledge of its contents? Is his wife considered a divorcee given that the husband refuses to divorce her? May Allaah The Exalted Reward you all the best... More