535 fatwas

  • Proof that the Mut’ah (Temporary) Marriage Was Abrogated Date: 10-12-2018

    Thank you for answering my question in fatwa 386500.Please tell me how can you say that the Verse 4:24 does not mean temporary marriage if Tafsir Ibn Abbas say otherwise? In his explanation of sura 4:24 he says clearly " and it is also said that this means: so that you should seek with your money marrying women for an agreed period of time (zawaj al-mut'ah).. More

  • Holding a Wedding Party More Than Once Date: 3-12-2018

    السلام عليكم و رحمة الله و بركاته I read that a wedding party for more than three days is haram or something like that. In my land, people have so many parties on different days when they get married. (Sometimes even before they make the contract!) .Can you explain? .. More

  • He Married a Pregnant Woman Who Later Aborted the Child Date: 2-10-2018

    Assalamu alaikum, Please what is the Islamic injunction regarding a man who married a pregnant woman, and the pregnancy was not his, and unknown to him. After a while, she aborted the pregnancy still without his knowledge, and pretended that she had miscarriage. After having a baby with the husband, and the baby was almost six years, she could not hold.. More

  • Marriage Is Irrevocable After Three Divorces Date: 15-8-2018

    Assalamualaikum, My question is regarding divorce. If it was stated in a state of extreme anger and the idaah period is over are we actually divorced? The idaah period concluded but throughout I wanted to speak with my husband to see if we could meet with an imam for council but he wouldn't answer any of my communication and relocated to his parents... More

  • Conditions of a Valid Marriage Date: 12-7-2018

    Assalamualaikum..2yrs back, I married my cousin secretly in the presence of qazi, lawyer, and two witnesses (my friends).After that she went back to her city and we hadn't met yet, we r connected via texting and calls only.Her parents were against this relationship, so we didn't told them about our nikah as we were waiting for the right time.Later,.. More

  • The Marriage Can be Conducted on any Day or Month of the Year Date: 15-2-2018

    can I conduct marriage to my son in the month of February 2018 i.e jamadil avval. .. More

  • Suspecting that bride was pregnant before the marriage Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. One of my friend's relatives has an issue in their family. A couple got married in the month of May 2017. On the wedding day and on the day of the Waleemah (banquet), the bride was vomiting. Everyone thought that maybe she was not well. Now, in September 2017, they did some scans of her because she.. More

  • Wakeel in marriage appointing another person as Wakeel Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. My marriage took place one year ago. My uncle took my consent for marriage and later appointed my mother as Wakeel (agent). He, my uncle, was the witness for the marriage, along with another uncle. I fully agreed regarding the marriage and have a child now. Today,however, I saw in a book (Qanooni Shariyat) that the Wakeel has no authority.. More

  • Discovering that wife is still married to her first husband Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. I got married last year, whereas my wife was already married in 2014. She did not get divorced and concealed that information from me. A few days ago, I learned that she was already married and concealed this information from me. She has falsely submitted documents with a wrong date of birth for our wedding. Please help me obtain.. More

  • Judge nullified marriage of an apostate wife without questioning husband Date: 31-12-2017

    A muslim man got married to a girl who was Hindu by birth but converted to Islam legally by her own free will before the marriage. The marriage was good and legally sound with no problems. After about 1.5 years, the girl's family was informed about said marriage. Since then, for about 4-5 months, the girl was out of contact with the man. Due the influence.. More

  • Marriage contract without formula or witnesses Date: 15-11-2017

    I asked for the hand of my wife in marriage and my father-in-law conducted the wedding for us without the Seeghat Al-‘Aqd(i.e. it was understood from his statement), and when asked about the implication of the union, he said that we were legal to each other as husband and wife, but he reneged on what he said a week later and said that no contract.. More

  • Sister insists on marrying man she had relationship with Date: 13-11-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. My sister is going to marry someone whom she has had a relationship with for a while (it was not a sexual relationship, she chatted with this person on social media for a while and perhaps even on the phone and in person; I do not know how far the relationship went, but at least it was on social media). The man prays, and I am told.. More

  • Divorcing wife thrice in marriage that might be invalid Date: 9-11-2017

    Dear Sir, I got married to a women who was Muslim in name but had a Christian boy friend and never practiced Islam. So her relation was a big sin. Also, we fornicated before marriage. I asked her in marriage, and we got married in a short period of time, without knowing a lot about what we needed to do before marraige. We had big fights, and I divorced.. More

  • Discarding marriage certificate does not affect validity of marriage Date: 23-10-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. May Allah bless you. My husband and I divorced in secret; documents were signed, but his family was not involved. A few days ago he started becoming harsh towards me because someone in his circles got to know about this. Now he constantly asks me to discard the marriage certificate so that I cannot go to his family in any circumstance... More

  • Divorce does not count in an invalid marriage Date: 18-10-2017

    Thank you for sending me other answers. I wrote: my cousin proposed to me when we were alone. He said, "Will you marry me." I said, "Yes." Then he said, "I take you in my Nikah(marriage) do you accept it." I answered him, "Yes, I accepted." (In Urdu, I said, "Qabool hai.") He again said, "Do you accept that?" I said, "Yes, I accept it." He again said,.. More