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  • Case of Bid‘i divorce Date: 3-1-2018

    Does a woman take the word of her husband on that he has been given a fatwa that a Bid‘i divorce does not count? My father asked my husband to divorce me, so he reluctantly wrote on a piece of paper that I am divorced, but I was menstruating. So when I told my husband, he said that he would find out. Then, six months later, he said that I am still.. More

  • Wife asked for divorce for invalid reason Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. Can a wife ask for a divorce if her husband stops her from meeting her brother-in-law who is known for having a bad character. The husband stopped his wife when he saw her shaking hands with her brother-in-law. In spite of her husband asking her many times not to do so, she kept in touch with her brother-in-law. Her brother-in-law.. More

  • Husband said to wife: Go look for another husband Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. Hello, I have a question regarding Kinayah words. When a man says to his wife, “Go and look for another husband;” can this have an impact on their marriage? .. More

  • Husband telling wife he is separating from her in bed is not divorce Date: 3-1-2018

    I have a question regarding implicit phrases of divorce. I had a minor argument with my wife while in bed, and in order to show her that I was upset, I started separating the bed with my blanket. When she asked me what I was doing, I said, "Separation from you;" and after a brief pause and in order to make it absolutely clear, I quickly said, "Separation.. More

  • Divorce by text message or by signing divorce papers Date: 28-12-2017

    Dear Sir, according to your fatwa number 314359, some scholars held that divorce does not take effect by merely signing the divorce papers. As stated by the respected Shaykh Muhammad ibn Ibraaheem Aal Ash-Shaykh as well as in some of your fatwas, I came to understand that if the husband gives a divorce on sms without the intention of divorce, then divorce.. More

  • Wife doubting whether she is divorced or not Date: 5-12-2017

    Once, I was very depressed and was always very afraid about divorce taking place due to a threat of my husband. I suffered constant Waswaas (obsessive doubts) and feared going near my husband due to the suspicion that we might have been divorced although we were not and these were merely doubts. My husband, however, could not bear my situation. He wanted.. More

  • Uttering words of divorce in present tense Date: 16-11-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I am writing to ask for a clarification about divorce. My husband and I were happily married, but he was quick to turn to anger in fights. One month into our marriage, during an argument, he said “I divorce you” in anger and without intent. He even forgot that he had said it almost right after. He did not verbally take me back,.. More

  • Husband's intention determines how many counts of divorce he issued Date: 22-10-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have a question regarding divorce. A man said to his wife, "You are Taaliq." She told him, "I am having my menses." He said, "You are Taaliq after your menses." Is this considered one divorce or two? May Allah reward you. .. More

  • Signing delegation of divorce Date: 11-9-2017

    My question is regarding words of divorce said by the wife to her husband. During my marriage, neither I nor my father put forth any conditions. During the verbal marriage proposal and acceptance, nothing was said about my right to divorce. Afterwards, when my husband was told to sign the marriage registration form, he read it in full. One thing caught.. More

  • Divorcing wife with the word ‘talaaq’ Date: 27-7-2017

    I have divorced my wife a total of 4 times; there are two divorces regarding which I want to know whether they count or not. 1) My wife called me and said that she had called the police on me; I had a panick attack and almost a nervous breakdown. I was panicking and looking out of the window when I heard sirens. I was crying and really upset, and.. More

  • A husband saying to his wife Date: 27-7-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. During a quarrel, a husband said to his wife, "If you are not satisfied, you may take the decision." Does the husband have any right to say that? Has the husband given any right by saying it? Please answer the question according to the Hanafi Fiqh. .. More

  • Metaphors of divorce according to four Schools of Fiqh Date: 12-7-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have a question regarding metaphorical divorce. I read that the terms “speak to your parents" and “I think you are better off without me" during an argument are metaphors for divorce. However, I am confused as to how theycan be considered metaphors of divorce when no statement of seperation has been made such as “leave”.. More

  • Saying 'yes' to wife's question: 'Is this Talaaq?' Date: 7-7-2017

    Shaykh, what if he only said, "Yes, it is that," or just, "Yes," or "Ok," when I said, "I am considering this a divorce," and, "This is a divorce"? In the argument, I also said, "Is this a divorce?" and, "I am considering this a divorce." (I am not sure about "is this a divorce?") He said, "Yes, it is that." When he again said, "Go," I called his name.. More

  • Documenting revoked divorce is not second divorce Date: 22-6-2017

    I divorced my wife in anger at home, and we had sexual intercourse the same night. About a week later, we decided to do that divorce in court in order to avoid the punishments of divorcing at home, because in our country if a divorce takes place outside the court, there are several punishments. Therefore, we decided go to court and do the divorce in.. More

  • Signing divorce paper not divorce Date: 21-6-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. My wife and I were not staying together due to a family fight. She did not come back to my house and has been staying at her father's house for the last eight months. We have one daughter who is four years old. I sent her a divorce notice through the court. In that notice, my lawyer falsely mentioned that I have given her three divorces.. More