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  • Impermissible to Resort for to Man-Made Laws for Judgment Date: 8-10-2018

    Does going to non-sharia courts in the presence of sharia courts take one out of the folds of Islam if it is done out of disobedience? .. More

  • Matters Related to Lawsuits Date: 8-9-2018

    As Salamu Alaikum my question in Islam in a Sharia Court if a Plaintiff has two or four Witnesses what if the Defendant swears a oath he did not do it or commit zina or steal or drink or any other crime if he still does deny or denies what does the Judge do can he let him or her go what do Islamic texts Quran and Hadiths and Scholars say thank you for.. More

  • Conditions for making Mubaahalah Date: 1-9-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. First of all, please do not recommend other questions as I have already searched for them. Brothers, please answer my question particularly, and in the shortest time possible. Can we make Mubaahalah (to sincerelypray and invoke the curse of Allaah upon those who lie)on seven modes of recitation even though some scholars have disregarded.. More

  • Whether verdict of judge changes religious ruling on something Date: 7-4-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I am looking for a reference regarding the issue of Shaykh Ibn Taymiyyah saying that the verdict of a judge does not make the haram halal, meaning that the verdict will not change the sharia ruling. Is it in Majmoo Al-Fatawaa? I also heard that the Hanafis slightly differ and say that if a man comes to a judge and brings four witnesses.. More

  • How to settle disputed debt claim on the estate of a deceased mother Date: 21-1-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. A woman who used to be my mother's friend in the past showed up 18 years after my mother's death saying that she wants her money back. She claims to have helped my mother building her house. She said that she bought some cement and other things for building to help her out at that time. We were suprised to hear this because we never.. More

  • Ownership claims are valid with a witness and an oath or two witnesses Date: 24-3-2015

    Dear sheikh if someone claims an item found with somebody else and brings forward his evidence and proof and the other party denies the claims and he swear an oath on it. In whose favour will the case be decided.since we have witness vs oath at the same time. .. More

  • Torturing a person to extract information Date: 11-5-2014

    Assalaam alaykum. Is it permissible in Islam to use torture in order to try to extract information from a person? .. More

  • Punishing suspects Date: 23-8-2011

    Is it permissible to punish suspects?.. More

  • Accusing someone of sex abuse without evidence Date: 11-1-2011

    if someone is blaming that ,your near one had sex abuse with their child ,and the person refuse for not doing it,how you will come to know who is right?.. More

  • 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

  • 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