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  • Changing the Child's Father's Name After Divorce Date: 3-4-2019

    Can a child's Father's name be charged if a woman is married again? .. More

  • Father preventing daughter from visiting divorced mother Date: 15-2-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I am a 21-year-old girl. My parents have been divorced for several months now, and I live with my dad to take care of him and go to my mom's house to sleep there during the weekends and holidays. However, dad was not very welcoming to that idea; he hates mom so much although she did not do anything to him. He used to abuse her emotionally.. More

  • Duty of Muslim father towards his stepdaughter Date: 29-3-2016

    My wife was a non-Muslim who embraced Islam just before we got married. She has a daughter from a previous relationship who was eight years old when we married. My stepdaughter is not a bad girl, but she spent most of her life with no knowledge of Islam and fell into some bad habits. I knew that Islam would benefit her, so I focused on teaching her.. More

  • Wife not obliged to care for step-children Date: 19-3-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have six children and my husband has four from his ex-wife. My husband is a guest in my home as he works out. I get to see him for a weekend once a month or two weeks every three months at most. His ex-wife has sent their adult kids to live with me without asking our permission, they just showed up one day. Well, I guess it is their.. More

  • Wisdom in dealing with step-son Date: 28-2-2016

    The son of my wife from her ex-husband lives with us. He is nine years old. Her ex-husband bought a mobile phone for the son so that he could call the son anytime he likes and talk to him. He also claimed to teach him Quran even though I am paying for his Quran lessons. I did not allow the boy to have the phone in my house, which creates problems between.. More

  • His new wife dislikes that his daughter visits them Date: 23-12-2015

    Assalaamu alaykum. I am newly married to a wonderful wife, she is from a different culture, and she is also from another country. I was married before and have a daughter from my past marriage, and I was honest about that from the first day. My daughter live with her mother but visits me on a weekly basis. My daughter is seven years old now. My current.. More

  • Husband does not want his step-son to live with him Date: 7-11-2015

    Asalaamu alaykum. I am a 34-year-old female. I have a son from a previous marriage who is 13 years old. I remarried again after 12 years. My new husband and I have been having alot of issues and arguments over the 1.5 years that we have been married. He has left around four times due to arguments and me telling him to leave or him leaving on his own.. More

  • Being patient with disrespectful, misbehaving step-children Date: 11-2-2015

    Salam I am married to a guy ten years older than Who is previously divorced with two children we also have two children together, his previous children used to come every second weekend which was fine by me, all of a sudden on my husbands days off they come and we never have time as our family because his children are always there the main issue is.. More

  • A wife bringing child from previous marriage into home of new husband Date: 17-11-2014

    I married a lady that had divorced and had a boy, during our courtship, she told me she had a boy from previuos marriage, I told her that was not a problem and she assumed I meant taking responsibility of the boy, due to distance, we lived separately initially and she lived with her son, when she moved to my town, she left the boy with her older sister,.. More

  • Accustoming children to keep good relations with 'abusive' mother Date: 9-10-2014

    Assalam Alikum, A friend of mine recently divorced his wife. He has two boys aged 2.5 and 4.5 at the time of divorce. One of the main reasons for the divorce was because the mother was physically and verbally abusive to the young children and neglectful to them. The children were behind on their physical health (underweight) and language skills due.. More

  • Man's new wife is not responsible for raising his children from an ex-wife Date: 25-8-2014

    after the death of his wife who will raise or upbring the children ? .. More

  • Using child support as bargaining tool for visitation rights Date: 8-2-2014

    Assalam Aleikum. I divorced my first wife 6 years ago. We had one daughter with my ex-wife. I remarried since and have had 2 daughters. My daughter is 9 years old and living with my ex-wife (her mum). I have been paying child support all this time until 4 months ago when I moved abroad. The reason I stopped to pay child support (still paying her private.. More

  • You will be rewarded for taking care of your stepchildren Date: 22-1-2014

    In the Name of Allaah, the Most Merciful, the Ever Merciful. I am married to a man who has children from a previous marriage and I look after those children. Will I be rewarded for taking care of my stepchildren, especially given that we live in a non-Muslim country?.. More

  • Limits of speaking with one’s divorcee Date: 13-1-2014

    A man communicates with his irrevocably divorced wife on the phone or by any other means for the purpose of checking on his children or for any other purpose. What is the ruling on this, taking into account that she has a guardian and brothers whom the husband can speak with. May Allaah Reward you. .. More

  • Husband is not obliged to provide accommodation for his step-children Date: 19-12-2013

    I had 6 children from a previous marriage which ended in the death of their father. I recently remarried, alhamdulillah. Before we got married I was living in a home a great distance away from my husband. Seeing him on a regular basis was becoming a hardship because he had to travel so far to see us and it was beginning to take its toll on the family.. More