Seperation Before Divorce

Q: What are the rulings of seperation before divorce? A. If the separation between husband and wife is with the consent of the husband, he will have to maintain her during the separation. If the wife leaves the marital home without the consent of the husband, he does not have to maintain her during the […]

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Written Divorce

Q: My friend's husband gave her a divorce 3 years before on a paper with the wordings "main ne tumhain 08 July 2008 ko farigh ker dia hai" (I have made u free from 08 July 2008). Has this divorce occured or not? If  it occured then what's the possibility to reconcile? The iddat period […]

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Wife Issuing Divorce

Q: If during an argument between husband and wife, the wife threatens to leave, des this count as 1 talaq?   A. Talaaq can only be issued by the husband. The action or statement of a wife cannot constitute Talaaq. Her threatening to leave does not constitute Talaaq. Moulana Yusuf LaherChecked by: Mufti Siraj Desai

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Divorce and Affair

Q: After 40 years of marriage I caught my wife having sex with another man. We are married according to Sahriah (Islamic) law, not registered in the country we are residing. Can I divorce her or must I apply for divorce according to the laws of the country in which we are residing? Is an […]

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Certificate of Divorce

Q: How does one write a certificate of divorce? A: CERTIFICATE OF DIVORCE DETAILS OF SPOUSES                        Husband’s full name:                  ………………………………………………            ID NO:                                     ………………………………………………            Wife’s full name:                       ………………………………………………            ID NO:                                    ………………………………………………            Address (Marital Home):             ………………………………………………                                                          ………………………………………………            […]

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Separation, Death and Iddat

Q: I was seperated from my husband without talaak or divorce about 15 years ago. He has recently passed away. What are the rules for idath? A: You were separated but not divorced, so you were still his wife You will have to undergo the Iddat of a widow, i.e. four months and ten days.  […]

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Procedure for First Night of Marriage

Q: What are the steps and duas of the first night with ones wife after marriage? A. On the first night of marriage, when in seclusion with the wife, hold the forelocks (hair of the forehead) of her head and recite the following Du'aa: اَللّٰهُمَّ إِنِّىْ أَسْأَلُكَ خَيْرَهَا وَخَيْرَ مَا جَبَلْتَهَا عَلَيْهِ وَأَعُوذُ بِكَ مِنْ […]

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Revealing Details of First Night

Q: Kia dosto ko apni shuhag rat ki kahani suna haram hae ya nahi larki aur larke dono ko plz betaye? Translation: Is it Haraam or not to tell ones friends about what happened on ones first night of marriage? Can you give the ruling for both husband and wife. A: Dono keliye suhaag raat […]

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Husband Dying in Mina

Q: A man passed away in mina before Arafat. What is the widow supposed to do? A: Upon the death of the husband, the wife goes immediately into iddat. And a woman in iddat is not allowed to perform Hajj but if she did do the Hajj, it will be valid. If this lady was […]

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