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  • An illegitimate child Is Not Traced To The Adulterer Date: 23-2-2020

    I had committed zina when I was young with a Christian woman and had a son. Now he is 10years old. We were not married but I support financially and have communications with my son. My immediate family knows but my relatives dont. What I can do as a muslim to my son? Im not given any decision about my son’s life. His mother is already pregnant again.. More

  • Had a Child from Fornication and Married Another Man Later Date: 24-4-2019

    A divorced muslim women has comitted fornication in Hungary after few years of divorce. She has a baby daugther from the same. After knowing the same, a muslim man has married to her to bring back her and the innocent baby daughter to Islamic living with Taqwa and Taharath. The Nikah was done with an unknow Imam (witness 1) and the friend of Man (Witness.. More

  • Father Might Have Had a Child Out of an Affair Date: 2-4-2019

    Assalaamu alaykum wa ragmatullaahi wa barakaatuhIf my father had affairs years ago and his family knew about it, was it their duty to tell my mother or was it correct for them to keep it a secret?If his family knew he had a child out of this affair and his family knew about the child and never told us, was that wrong and sinful of his family not to.. More

  • Husband forcing wife to raise his illegitimate child Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. I got married to a Muslim man two years ago. He got two illegimate kids before he met me, the smaller one is three years old, and social services took the baby away from her mother as she had drug problems, so my husband fought for the baby's full custody. In the begining of our relationship, he told me that he would send the girl.. More

  • Civil court forces Muslim man to support illegitimate child Date: 9-5-2017

    About eight years ago, a non-Muslim Filipino man and his non-Muslim Filipina girlfriend lived together under one roof for more than a year, and she became pregnant. The man and woman were never married. The woman gave birth to the child. The man gave financial support initially, but their relationship turned sour and was on and off. Later on, he discovered.. More

  • Congratulating unmarried couple on the birth of child Date: 22-4-2017

    I hope you are in good health. My brother, who is a non-Muslim and in a relationship (unmarried) with a woman, is due to have a child in maybe less than two weeks, Allaah willing. I feel that it is not good to congratulate for a child born outside of marriage; is that correct? So what would be good for me to say to them upon the child's arrival? And.. More

  • Having illegitimate child with non-Muslim man Date: 23-6-2016

    Im 27 years old. I have always been a good person or at least tried to be so for the sake of Allaah, as best I can. I have begun to spin in and out of depression after having been approached for marriage and then rejected. I was then proposed to again, and we made it to the marriage, but I was divorced after a few weeks without consumating the marrage... More

  • Telling an illegitimate daughter truth about her birth Date: 27-5-2016

    I am a mother who has a child out of wedlock who vaguely remembers her "biological father" when he was around. I repented from it and married someone else a few years later; he explained the opinions of the scholars regarding the child's ascription to me. My question is: do I have to tell my daughter that she was born out of wedlock? What if she asks.. More

  • Adulterer may trace his illegitimate child back to himself according to some scholars Date: 23-2-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have a friend who is a non-Muslim and has a one-year-old son with a muslim man, and the son bears his father's name. They could not get married before she got pregnant because her divorce with her ex-husband, which is also a non-muslim, was still not finalized. Another reason is that she did not have money to file for a divorce.. More

  • Can a woman take off her Hijab in front of her stepson if he was born from Zina? Date: 3-9-2015

    A woman says that she has a stepson and does not know whether he was born from a legal or an illegal relationship. The question is: if this stepson was born from an illegal relationship, can she take off her Hijaab in front of him? Is it permissible for him to be her Mahram (permanently unmarriageable) during travel or in a journey of ‘Umrah or Hajj? .. More

  • Relation between daughter and father's illegitimate children Date: 25-7-2015

    Alsalamalekum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatu,I am a converted muslim of 20 years alhamdullillah. My father had illegimate children outside the marriage. He is non-muslim but some of these illegimate children visits him and are part of the family, but for me as muslim, should I accept this and how can I explain this to my kids that will be visiting my parents.. More

  • Illegitimate child may use biological father's name to avoid embarrassment Date: 9-4-2015

    Salam alaykum My question is I am a revert and after I become muslim I had a child out of zina i am a single mother and am very well supported by my non muslim mother father. My question is can my son inherit off my family it's all the family he knows and can I we are both muslim my son and I but my family are Catholic? .. my second question is my son's.. More

  • Biological father of a child from Zina has no visitation rights Date: 24-12-2014

    Before I converted to Islam at the age of 16 I became pregnant, I understand that the child has no ties with the father because he was born out of wedlock. I have kept my son away from him for almost 3 years and he's been trying to contact me since I cut him off. Is it haram to keep him from seeing his 'son' or am I doing right by denying visitation.. More

  • She delivered an illegitimate child after marriage Date: 4-4-2014

    Assalamualaikum,if a girl 20days before getting married comitted zina with her brother in law(sister husband)and got married soon after that not knowing she is pregnent,but when child was born after 7 n half month of marriage he was sick due to some testing doctor told husband that this is not ur child but he refused to accept that.child died after.. More

  • Stepfather is a Mahram for wife's illegitimate daughter Date: 4-2-2014

    Assalamu alaykum warahmatullah wabarakatuh. I have read a lot of fatwa and from shariah law about illegitimate child but none of them can relate to my situation. I hope you can help enlighten me. I was a christian when i got pregnant from my boyfriend and we never got married. I am taking care of my daughter and on legal paper she has no father. Her.. More