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  • The Validity of the Marriage of an Adulteress before Repentance Date: 9-8-2022

    I have committed zina with my now husband before marriage. I have not repented before marrying him. But now, after 2 years of marriage, I feel so ashamed of my sin and have repented to Allah. Is my marriage invalid? Should I remarry before planning for kids ? .. More

  • Marrying a Man Who Has a Child Born of Fornication Date: 31-7-2022

    I've met this guy and he has full custody of his child that he had from his ex girlfriend. They are no longer together but i would really like like to know as two Muslims is it okay for me to marry him even though he has a child from a Christian women that he was not married to. .. More

  • Marriage of the Adulterer with the Woman Whom He Committed Zina with: Difference of Opinion Date: 20-9-2021

    Please issue a fatwa on If a couple did zina together and they did not repent before their nikah they repented after their nikah which was done as per shariah,is this nikah valid or not? They have heard that this type of nikah is not valid as per surah noor please explain in detail with reference. .. More

  • A Man Who Committed Fornication Is Permitted to Marry A Chaste Woman If He Repents Date: 13-10-2020

    regarding the hadeeth by abu hurayrah " لاَ يَنْكِحُ الزَّانِي الْمَجْلُودُ إِلاَّ مِثْلَهُ "a man used to commit fornication then he repented and ask his friends to flog him and he was flogged by his friends. later in life the man married a chaste woman who did not know of his crime.does his marriage to.. More

  • Choosing A Religiously Committed Suitor in Marriage Is Recommended Date: 22-9-2020

    as-salamu aleykum. My father and other family members do not prioritize me marrying practising men. They think that these people mostly trick others with their religiosity and I was wondering if it is permissible for me to marry a brother that is not as practising as me with the condition that he does not pervent me from learning more about my deen.. More

  • Wants to Marry A Girl Who Committed Zina Date: 6-9-2020

    Asslamuaalaikom. I would like to know if I am allowed to marry a girl who committed zina once in her life. I know that she is so sorry for what she has done, and know for a fact that she asks allah for forgiveness. I love this girl very much and as a young man (20) i want to get married to prevent myself from making the same mistake. Jazakaaalah .. More

  • They Committed Zina and Married before Repentance Date: 20-10-2019

    May Allah forgive me and my wife to what we have done. Before getting married me and my wife had committed Zina. We are not aware that before getting married we have to repent first. I only came to know when I read a FATWA related to our situation. We have 3 children now and know I am so worried because according to the FATWA I read our marriage is.. More

  • Suggesting to fornicator to propose to marry friend Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. A boy contacted me for the purpose of marriage. Then he disclosed that a few years ago, he had a sexual relationship with a married woman. She went abroad with her husband after that, but he is still in love with her and has no regret for what he has done. However, he now wants to move on, which is why he is looking for a good girl.. More

  • Marrying girl whom one fornicated with Date: 14-12-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I am a young man who is currently studying abroad. Three years ago, I met a girl back home with whom I have been in a relationship ever since. Unfortunately, in my country it is acceptable for non-Mahrams (permanently unmarriageable kin) to mix up, and therefore I used to go to her house very often and spend time with her in the presence.. More

  • Marrying a woman after committing adultery with her during her ‘Iddah Date: 22-6-2017

    A girl was pregnant when her husband gave her a divorce; then she had intimate relations with another man during her ‘Iddah (waiting period). Can she marry the second man after the delivery of the baby given that the ‘Iddah ends once she gives birth? .. More

  • Marrying woman pregnant from other man Date: 28-3-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have a very serious question to ask regarding a couple's marriage state and the status of the children. A muslim friend of mine got married to an american female that converted on the same day of her marriage to him, but she was pregnant with another's child. The shaykh who married them did not know, and my friend did not know that.. More

  • Marrying girl one had oral sex with Date: 15-2-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. A girl and a boy have had oral sex; he also rubbed his member on hers, but no intercourse took place. Can they immediately marrywithout waiting for the menstrual cycle given that no intercourse and so there is no risk of pregnancy? .. More

  • Keeping wife who became pregnant from adultery Date: 16-1-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Let me go straight to the point. My wife and I moved to a new country. During Ramadan, my wife got to know a guy and started dating him in my absence. She did not tell him that she was married. He introduced her to his family as a friend, and during their dates, they fornicated. She says that he raped her. I do not believe that and.. More

  • Wife was pregnant at time of marriage Date: 19-7-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I was married to my wife 14 years ago. She was pregnant before our marriageand had an abortion, which I came to know of today,after our marriage. I do not know from whom she became pregnant. Is our marriage invalid or void? We had three children after the marriage. What is the status of the children? Are they illegitimate or not?.. More

  • Marriage of couple who committed Zina Date: 23-6-2016

    They committed adultery and claimed to have repented but continued to commit sins and be alone together. She became pregnant and he got permission to marry her from her father, who was unaware. They performed the marriage and some people who were aware of their situation told them that their marriage is invalid because the repentance was incomplete,.. More