535 fatwas

  • Wife forced into marriage may annul it Date: 12-4-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I am very pleased to find so much guidance on Islamic matters on your esteemed site. May Allaah reward you. I have some issues in my marital life and need some guidance. I was first married in 2009, and due to domestic issues, we divorced in 2011. Since then, I have not gotten married, and now last December, U got married to this.. More

  • Witnessing marriage contract by person suffering OCD Date: 28-2-2017

    Dear Scholars, I was a witness of a marriage. The problem is that I had OCD-type (obsessive compulsive disorder) problems, which means that I was not 100% mentally fit. Will it lose the validity of that marriage? I understand what happened in the marriage and I am a service holder. The people who attended the marriage did not know about my problem... More

  • Husband insists son from previous marriage resides with second wife Date: 15-2-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have a question regarding a man whom I would like to marry. He has kids from his previous marriage. I have not been married and have no kids. At first, we agreed that the kids will come to live with us after two years, but he subsequently changed his mind and insists that his son moves in with us as soon as we marry because he discovered.. More

  • Marriage and divorce in Holland Date: 17-1-2017

    I live in Holland. Some people here say that it is obligatory to marry for the law of the country before doing the ceremony. They say that it will protect to rights of the women, but we do not agree. They say that when there is a problem, the disbelieving judge can divorce them. We have a problem with that because this will lead to conflicts with the.. More

  • Marriage bond not dissolved through adultery Date: 12-1-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum, Scholar. This is the sister whom you gave permission to a day ago to resend her question. My question was about any evidence in the Quran that proves that divorce does not take place automatically after the spouse committed adultery. Islam Q&A gave me the following answer: Divorce does not take place merely due to the wife committing.. More

  • Stepfather wali for stepdaughter Date: 25-12-2016

    Can the Stepfather be the Wali (legal guardian) in his stepdaughter's marriage? .. More

  • Fake marriage through phone Date: 23-11-2016

    I have asked this question before, but due to insufficient information, I did not get a fatwa and satisfactory answer. I have elaborated on it here. I request you to provide me with a fatwa to save me from a sin. I forced my cousin to marry me and threatened that if he did not do so, I would commit suicide. He called me and had a person on the call.. More

  • Marriage while woman is in state of minor impurity Date: 21-11-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. Can the marriage ceremony be conducted in a state of minor impurity, like due to urine and white discharge? May Allaah reward you. .. More

  • Ending marriage conducted without bride's guardian Date: 21-11-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. It is urgent, please help me. I started dating my husband in 2009 and we got married in 2011, in secret, without the consent of my parents. The marriage was carried out in an Islamic way, but since there was no one from my side, his uncle was my guardian. Before marriage, he used to abuse me and my family, but I thought that he would.. More

  • Woman marrying few weeks after having fornicated Date: 13-11-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. One of our sisters got married six years ago and is with children. Unfortunately, she had sexual intercourse with another man about three weeks prior to the wedding ceremony. After the wedding and at the end of the month, she could not see her period and thus realized that something had happened. Two months later, she had a miscarriage.. More

  • Marriage without Wali defective Date: 11-11-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum, dear Brother or Sister. I am new on this website, and I hope that you can help me with my situation. I applogize for my bad English and mistakes in writing. I am a married women and have a daughter from a previous marriage. The man whom I married is already married and has four kids. I knew this before marrying him; at that time,.. More

  • Secret marriage through phone invalid Date: 4-11-2016

    I am going through a depression. I want to ask; I got married on the phone without witnesses and without my guardian's consent. There was only the offer and acceptance on the phone, and no one heard it except us, and we agreed that it would be a secret. I know that such marriage is not valid. Then, one day, we had a fight, and he told my mom about the.. More

  • Marrying and divorcing girl in jest Date: 23-10-2016

    I had a girlfriend, and I used to chat with her during phone calls. Sometimes she was alone, while some other times, her friends were around her whilst she was talking to me. I proposed marriage to her in jest on multiple occasions on the phone, and she used to reply in affirmation, and all this happened multiple times, and I used to divorce her in.. More

  • Marriage before end of woman's Iddah invalid Date: 18-10-2016

    1. If there are two witnesses, one male and one female, in the Nikah (wedding), is it valid according to the Islamic Sharia or not? 2. If there is no Moulvi/Qadi in the Nikah but only two witnesses, one male and one female, is it a valid Nikah or not? 3. If the date of divorce is 04.10.2012 and the Nikah was done on 06.10.2012 during the Iddah.. More

  • Delaying wedding banquet for financial reasons Date: 18-9-2016

    I am unemployed and do not have money for a wedding now, but both my parents and those of my wife are in support of our relationship. She has given me a child and we are living together, but we are still not financially able to go through a wedding for now. Is what we are doing accepted in Islam, and can she prepare food for me during Ramadan? .. More