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  • Fails to support child by his ex-wife Date: 18-5-2004

    My ex-husband does not communicate with me or help support his child because he thinks I want his money... More

  • The husband does not have to spend on his step-children Date: 7-9-2003

    I have 3 kids from a former marriage, and they have not entered Islam, as of yet. I entered into Islam 3 years ago. My husband insists he does not have to care for anything they do if he does not agree to it or care for what they do, if he chooses, because the bottom line is that he is not their father, therefore he does not have to help. We struggle.. More

  • Visiting mother (remarried) in the house of her ex-husband Date: 27-11-2002

    A problem I am facing is I am from a broken family. My father divorced my mother a few years ago. He (my father) divorced my mother after 23 years of marriage. My mother had no other way to marry again because she was quite helpless at that time. None of her children, including me, were able to do anything for her financially. To solve this problem,.. More

  • Visiting children of former wife Date: 6-10-2002

    I was married to a western woman and I have two children with her. Do I have responsibility to visit these children now?.. More

  • Marital Problems and Visitation Rights Date: 23-7-2002

    I am a Muslim from Mauritius which is a non-Islamic State. I contracted Nikah and from that was born a baby girl. Following a minor incident with my mother, my wife rang her father it was agreed that my wife and my baby would stay for three days at her parents' place. After the said period my father-in-law informed me that my wife and my baby will not.. More

  • Wife does not take care of husband's children by previous marriage Date: 3-7-2002

    I married a second wife from my country and who agreed when I married her to look after my 3 kids from a previous marriage, but now she is not doing what she agreed to do. I must say she does every thing a wife should with her husband, but not for my children. We have two lovely daughters from her and third is coming. My plan is send my wife back home.. More

  • Calling step-father "Dad" Date: 5-9-2001

    I hope you can help me dear Muslim brothers, I am in a dilemma. When I was 2 years old my mum and dad got divorced, since then I haven't seen my dad, he always knew where I was but never came to see me. When I was 3 years old my mum got re-married to my step dad, from an early age I started calling him dad and still do till this day. But I have just.. More

  • Raising Muslim children from a prior marriage Date: 22-2-2001

    A sister who converted to Islam has children from a previous relationship. Their father is not in their lives. Who has the responsibility for disciplining these children, their mother or their Muslim step-father? If the mother disagrees with the step-father's treatment what can she do? If a step-father abuses his step-children is the mother to blame.. More