25 fatwas

  • Non-Muslim judges issuing rulings related to Muslim family laws Date: 28-11-2010

    As salaamu alaykum respected scholars! My question concerns that in many States in America, the secular judges are issuing Islamic rulings based upon the Qur'an and ahadiths. In some of these cases involved inheritances gained during the marriage in an Islamic country but migrated to America and sought divorce threw state family courts. Do.. More

  • Resorting to arbitration to settle disputes between people Date: 31-3-2010

    if two people are disputing something, what is the solution, to have an arbitrator? one of the people arguing said he wants two witnesses from the other person as evidence or proof...whats the correct way, because i need to know as in this land we have no qadee or court to go to also, if there is a queue to get to the cashier, but someone in the.. More

  • It is permissible for you to avoid this trial Date: 19-8-2009

    I have been arrested by the police in canada for putting accidentally a fire to the house of a person. The person forgave me but they still want to prosecute me for causing damages to his house. They will prosecute me according to man-made laws. Is it permissible for me to attend the hearing or should go into hiding or flee the country. I want to know.. More

  • Dismissing an employee accused by his female colleague of sexual harassment Date: 21-2-2006

    If a female employee accuses a male colleague of sexual harassment which he denies and there is no witness. Would it be right for the employer to fire him inspite of absence of any evidence or witness. .. More

  • Mubahalah as a type of evidence Date: 4-7-2004

    I believe that when our prophet had a conversation with Christian people, they refused to accept him as a prophet. So he took the notes from their Holy books & proved to them that He as the last messenger & they should accept him as a last messenger & obey his words. When they refused to accept that, Allah sent the verse 3:61 which.. More

  • Women witnesses Date: 18-5-2004

    Is it necessary to have 2 women witness in every legal a fair or just in financial matters?.. More

  • The rule of Allah is the truth not the made rules Date: 16-11-2003

    I wanted to know the opinion of Shariah about this condition a girl she was raped by a man the girl wanted to the police where she was referred to the medical center to do complete examination to her where they found signs of bad handling and force on her body in addition to the semen of the man who raped the girl in her vagina, and then was referred.. More

  • Legal issues about marital problems Date: 19-7-2003

    I'm a student, doing my M.Phil and need your help urgently to fulfill the requirements of my thesis. My questions are: 1. Is the Qazi responsible for hearing the viewpoint of both wife and husband while declaring their separation/segregation from each other? Whether Qazi is authorized to declare separation only after hearing the viewpoint of one side? 2... More

  • Questions of Islamic Jurisprudence Date: 5-7-2003

    I am a Muslim man living in USA, and am looking for an answer for some questions that I and other Muslims would like to know and to apply among our Muslim community. 1) If an Islaamic judge made a decision in a matter between two Muslims then one of them wanted to appeal the decision based on facts and documentation to be presented and considered.. More

  • She Suspected Her Father In-Law of Abusing Her Daugther and Assaulted Him Date: 7-10-2002

    What is the ruling on a daughter-in-law who suspects her father-in-law sexually abusing her 4-year daughter and assaults him? .. More