544 fatwas

  • Marriage Was Done through the Phone Date: 28-3-2023

    Nikah was done on phone bride was at home groom in his home with mufti and 1 witness from both the parties. This is 2nd nikah for both of them. Is this nikah valid .. More

  • She Embraced Islam but Her Atheist Husband Refuses to Divorce Her and Threatens Her to Take Children Date: 26-2-2023

    I'm a revert, and I am legally married but seperated to an atheist,due to abuse. I have asked and asked for a divorce, he doesn't want to give me one easily, and threatens to take my children. My question is how can I marry a muslim man now if he wont divorce me. I know a muslim woman cant be married to anyone but a muslim man, so its invalid, but im.. More

  • Ruling on attending singles' matrimonial events Date: 8-2-2023

    Assalamualaikum, Is it permissible to attend singles matrimonial events organized by a masjid? In these events the walis of the women do not participate, but there are Imams and volunteers who facilitate and chaperone the event. The single men and women sit with each other at tables and take part in organized games and activities to help get to know.. More

  • His Wife Lied to Him About Her Age Prior to Marriage Date: 15-9-2022

    Asalamu AlaikumBefore my marriage my wife and my inlaws told me that the bride's age is same as of mine but after ten years of marriage i came to know that she is seven years old to me. They have deliberately concealed her real age. Please guide me what should I do as I am feeling so bad. .. More

  • The Conditions for Valid Marriage Date: 14-9-2022

    Is the marriage valid if the man and the woman were not present at the time of the nikah? My husband and I live in the U.S, we been married for over 4 years with 2 years old son now. The day of our marriage my uncles on my father’s side went to the masjid to tie the marriage. FYI they live in Africa. Lately for some reasons I’ve been asking myself.. More

  • Matters Related to Marriage Date: 1-8-2022

    Salam, I hope this message finds you well. I have a question to ask about the validity of my marriage contract. I have lived with my stepfather since i was 2 years old and only met my biological father at the age of 15 and since then we have had a good relationship and stayed in close contact. My biological father also has a son (21 years old) who I.. More

  • The Conditions of Valid Marriage Contract Date: 25-7-2022

    Hello. During nikkah, is the nikkah valid where the wali gave his permission by silence? (in cases of social anxiety or shyness or if he doesn't want to write)Thank you. .. More

  • Impermissibility to Assist an Atheist in his Wedding Date: 2-6-2022

    Salam Aleikum! I recently married got married to a new Muslim who became Muslim last year during the summer . We live in a kafir country where a lot of the Muslims are quite ignorant, so a lot of the rulings of things are not know by people.My wife’s whole family are all atheist(they are all born in and raised in this country). and her sister is marrying.. More

  • Believes that Marrying A Girl without Her Wali Is Permissible and Follows Concessions Date: 10-5-2022

    Sheikh i used to believe that marrying a girl without a wali but with two witnesses is haram but later i changed my view that marrying a girl without her wali but with two adult witnesses as halal and i believe that by following abu hanifas opinion did i commit kufr by holding such opinion kindly clarify .. More

  • Suitor Seeing the Fiancée Through Video Call in Presence of Her Parents Date: 12-12-2021

    Assalaamu'alaikum ,I need a very urgent response please.a marriage proposal has come for a girl , both families are interested but the boy's family wants the girl to have a video call with the boy in the presence of her parents so that he can see her before finalizing the proposal as they live in different countries and can't physically visit each other's.. More

  • Appointing a Woman to Become Proxy in Marrying Herself Off Date: 22-11-2021

    Brother Assalaamu Alaykum I have some questions about proxy marriage they are 1) Can woman become proxy according to shafi school? 2) Can woman's father appoint his own daughter as proxy of her own marriage? 3) if a marriage is conducted with woman herself as proxy of her marriage and no or single witness is it even considered marriage? what's ruling? .. More

  • Conducting Marriage Via Video Call Date: 18-11-2021

    Assalamu alaikum. I have seen your fatawa regarding conducting a marriage over the phone. However, would conducting a marriage via video-call be permissible? This way, the people involved could see each other and avoid impersonators, insha'Allah. If this is, in fact, permissible, what are some conditions that should be kept in mind for such a marriage? .. More

  • Couple Organized Tahleel Marriage to Get Back Together and Had Children Afterwards Date: 5-11-2020

    Sheikh i know of a couple who divorced more than three times and they organised halala to get back together and despite telling them not to do that they ignored us and they got back together and they produced children from that marriage are they bastards the children kindly clarify.. More

  • Guardian Can Still Act Even Though He Has Appointed a Proxy Date: 27-10-2020

    Assalamualaikum. My question is if girl's wali appoints a proxy for marriage does he still have right to give that girl in marriage? .. More

  • Married a Defective Marriage and Wants Divorce Date: 20-10-2020

    If marriage happened without filling up the pillars of marriage that is presence and consent of the wali,two trustworthy witnesses and announcement of the marriage this marriage is void.I came to know that from your fatwa .Even i saw a video of Javed Ghamidi where he said that secret marriage is not marriage at all .so I just want to know if a commits.. More