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  • Stopping Giving a Monthly Stipend to One of His Wives As She Starts Working Date: 29-9-2020

    Assalaam alaykum warahmatullah wabaarakatuhSir, I have two wives whom I give monthly stipend for personal use i.e apart from taking care of the household responsibilities. My second wife is about starting her clinical internship which means she ll be paid monthly whereas my first wife is not working. Is it allowed for me to stop the monthly stipend.. More

  • Stipulating wife serves in-laws in return for husband's monogamy Date: 8-10-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. We know that men have the right to marry a second wife even if the first wife does not agree. She also does not have the right to object to it ask adivorce for it as long as the man is just. On the other hand, women are not obliged to live with or serve their in-laws. Now, can a man agree with a woman either before or after marriage.. 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

  • A wife stipulating that she and her husband remain friends until she loves him Date: 16-2-2015

    Assalamualaikum.My female friend is a divorcee and she has a male friend who is interested to marry her but because she suffered a lot in her first marriage,she wants to tell him that after marriage they can remain as friends until she starts loving him then they can live as husband and wife.If he agrees, is this islamically acceptable?if ever she cannot.. More

  • Wife set condition for marriage that son would live with her Date: 15-10-2014

    Before marrying my husband I told him that I have my son 10 years old. and want to bring him to live with me. he accepted and said that he is going to support me. when I married him. my son arrived almost 2 years after (I managed to bring him as it was not possible before). before he comes my husband was upset and was trying to make me change my mind... More

  • The wife’s condition not to go to the husband's house before holding a wedding party Date: 15-1-2014

    Is it permissible under Sharee‘ah for the wife to set a condition in the marital contract that she will not be taken to her husband's house before a wedding party is held, noting that the wife will bear the wedding's expenses because the husband is poor?.. More

  • Joining the husband is due unless the wife has already set the condition of completing her study Date: 14-1-2014

    I am a young married man and I have no children. I live abroad and my wife lives in another country to complete her study. I am dissatisfied with this because I am alone and I fear doing something unlawful. What is the solution? May Allaah Reward you. .. More

  • Marrying a woman on condition that she waives some of her rights Date: 13-1-2014

    I am leading a happy marital life with my faithful and pious wife. I do not need to marry another woman. But if I married a spinster, divorcee or widow out of sympathy and compassion, is it permissible to make a condition that she waives her right in just treatment regarding some matters, including clothing, adornment and overnight stay? I will treat.. More

  • Making a condition preventing the wife's parents from visiting her Date: 13-1-2014

    A husband laid down a condition that his wife's mother must not enter his home nor must he enter hers. Is that husband considered guilty under Sharee‘ah for preventing that woman from visiting her daughter? Is the daughter guilty because she accepted that condition in order to have her marital contract concluded? Is the wife's family entitled to treat.. More

  • Ruling on exclusion from inheritance as condition of marriage Date: 31-12-2013

    Assalamu-alaikum. An widow married to a man with condition that she will not inherit anything from his husband. Whole share of inheritance for wives will go to his first wife. Is such marriage valid according to shariah. .. More

  • He agreed to questionable marriage terms under pressure from bride's family Date: 29-12-2013

    As salaam o alaikum I have a technical question to ask and it's personal so please bare with me and tell me what would be the best thing to do regarding it. Also in case you post it on your website keep my name confidential. So here is the question: Recently I got married (nikkah) and just when it was the nikkah day the brides father, uncle and brother.. More

  • A wife stipulating that her husband should not beat her Date: 28-3-2013

    Assalamu alaikum Sheikh, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pKMPVpjYrN4 In the video above explaining the ayah about the 'darb' of women in surat Al Nisaa, the speaker cites a hadith from Sunan Abu Dawud in which the Prophet, peace be upon him, says something like, "by what right does a man hit his wife ..." and says that the Prophet, pbuh, allowed women.. More

  • Ruling on stipulating the husband’s ownership of a separate house as a marriage condition Date: 21-2-2012

    I proposed to marry a divorced young woman and her condition, that hindered our marriage, was her request that I own a house to safeguard her future. However, I cannot afford to buy a house, and if I could, I would have bought it. What is the Islamic ruling on this issue so as to enlighten our hearts by faith?.. More

  • Consequences of violating the husband's conditions Date: 21-2-2012

    I have a friend who married a girl. Before marriage, he had an agreement with her that she will not work. After the conclusion of the marital contract, she disobeyed him and started working and then asked for a divorce. What is the Sharee‘ah ruling regarding the bridal gifts and the advanced and deferred dowry, noting that she was the one who.. More

  • A second wife’s condition upon husband not to return to the first wife Date: 5-5-2011

    I am the father of two children whose mother I divorced because of problems. When I married another wife, the latter stipulated a condition for me not to return to the first wife. If I return to my first wife, what is the Sharee‘ah (Islamic law) ruling on the condition of the second wife?.. More