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  • Formats of divorce in Urdu Date: 19-11-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum, Sheikh. In pakistani culture, if the husband says, 'I divorce you', it would count as a divorce no matter what his intentions were. However, if a husband did not pronouce the word Talaaq (divorce) completely, like for example, he said 'Talaa' or 'Talq' (skipping the letter Alif) instead, would that still count as a divorce? If he.. More

  • Says to his wife that he is her worst enemy Date: 17-11-2016

    Dear Brother/Sister, assalaamu alaykum. Can you let me know whether the following is allowed or not: A husband telling his wife that he is her worst enemy; whenever they fight, he reminds his wife about enmity. Is there a link between doing this and divorce? Thank you. .. More

  • Case of delegated divorce to the wife Date: 1-11-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I got married with a boy in court without permission of my Wali (legal guardian), but consummation did not take place, nor have we been alone by ourselves. Also, the right of divorce was given to bride for the rest of her life at the time of the ceremony. After three days, due to some problems, the boy called me and said on the phone,.. More

  • Authorizing wife to divorce herself does not cancel husband's right to divorce her Date: 1-11-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. We got married in the presence of two witnesses only, without a legal guardian and judge. The ceremony was done in the presence of witnesses along with the decided bridal gift. After some months, my husband gave me a first divorce in a message, but we later came back to each other. Soon after that, my husband started saying that from.. More

  • Idle statements about divorce do not lead to actual divorce Date: 25-10-2016

    Assalamu alaykum. A brother was witnessing two friends argue on an Islamic issue without knowledge. He became very frustrated after not being able to stop them and blurted out that if one of them had been his wife, he would have divorce her. Does this affect his actual marriage? May Allaah reward you. .. More

  • Case of triple divorce in one statement Date: 22-10-2016

    Once, my husband divorced me, then, the same night, we slept together like husband and wife. The very next morning, he send me to my brother's home. After more then a month, he sent me a text message saying, "I divorced you, I divorced you, I divorced you." However, I did not read those messages until 10 days later. He send me voice messages saying,.. More

  • Intention of husband is what determines number of divorces Date: 13-10-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. If a husband pronounced the Talaaq (divorce) one time and then pronounced the Talaaq two times together after one year in anger. Will this be considered as three instances of Talaaq? Furthermore, the couple does not know the ruling, one year after the incident, the wife came to know from a friend that the Talaaq will be considered.. More

  • Promise of divorce is not effective divorce Date: 11-10-2016

    I told my husband that if he gets married a second time or touches any other girl with bad intentions then I would be divorced automatically. He agreed to this and repeated the words and even added that if he chats with other girls, then I would also be divorced. I told him that by saying this, divorce would take place (if the condition was to be fulfilled)... More

  • Imaam Ahmad's view on triple divorce Date: 27-9-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. There is a quote by Ibn Taymiyah that circulates on internet and claims that he said that Imam Ahmad changed his verdicts on the triple divorce at a time: Ibn Taymiyah said: “Imam Ahmed used to consider combining three divorces permissible, then he retracted from that and said, '(When) I contemplated over the Quran, I found the.. More

  • Getting civil divorce while retaining marriage Date: 17-9-2016

    My wife and I are married according to Islam and also according to civil law in a non-Muslim country. They are causing problems for us, so we decided to divorce according to civil law and stay married in Islam. We wrote and sent the divorce papers to the goverment and companies with the intention to not divorce in Islam. Two months have past, and I.. More

  • Saying to one's wife 'You do not have any rights on me' Date: 4-9-2016

    Dear Brother/Sister. Assalaamu alaykum. If a man says to his wife, 'You do not have any rights on me,' does it count as divorce? .. More

  • Metaphor of divorce leads to divorce if husband intended divorce Date: 7-8-2016

    Asalaamu Alaykum. I would like to know whether the following could be a divorce. We were having an argument, and my husband told me to take my car keys and go to my parents' home. I got mad because when we previouslyhad arguments, he told me many times go to my parents home (but he never intended divorce), and had he said that he would not tell me to.. More

  • Wisdom behind prohibiting divorce during menstruation Date: 19-7-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. Please do not cite other fatwas. Why does the divorce of a woman who is menstruating not count? What is the wisdom behind it? Is the husband required to divorce her after her menses end? .. More

  • Not every expression is metaphor of divorce Date: 13-7-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I heard somewhere that the noble prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam,got married to a woman and that when he wanted to approach her, she sought refuge in Allaah and he then left her, does this mean that pronouncing Isti'aadhah (seeking refuge with Allaah)is a Kinaayah (metaphor)for divorce? Secondly, a brother made a supplication.. More

  • Husband denies divorcing wife three times Date: 13-7-2016

    What is the ruling if my husband divorced me three times and then rejected that. There are also two witnesses who also deny it. Many muftis say that I am neither allowed to live with my husband nor to marry someone else until he accepts the divorce. What do you say about this? .. More