Iddah after three written divorces

My question – if 3 talaqs were issued on paper in one go, do I, the wife, have an iddat period till my next period ended. They were issued 18th June 2008 and the end of my period will be 11th july. Jazakallah  ...

Incest and Hurmat Musaaharah

Incest and Hurmat Musaaharah    In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful.   Answer   Illicit sexual relationship is a major sin. The books of Ahadith are full of the severe punishm...

Doubt in issuing three talaqs or two

Doubt whether the husband issued three talaqs or two?   In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful.   Answer   The husband has no right to be abusive or nasty towards his wife.  It i...

Conditional Divorce

Does Shariah allow a wife or her parents etc. to forcibly take right of divorce from her husband? I recently was confronted to a khula case against me, we both agreed to resolve our disputes and wanted to start life agai...

Zihar

What is Zihar?    In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful.   Answer   Zihar is a term denoting a custom of the Arabs in the days of ignorance. In case of disagreement with their w...

Wife blackmailed into khula

What does Islam say about Khula. If a husband and wife intend to reconcile and the parents of the wife emotionally blackmail her into going ahead with dissolution through court then would such termination be held as hara...

Why are there a lot of divorces

  A lot of households break up due to uninstitutionalized way of divorce, not having a proper counseling before a decision of break. People seldom mean what they say and are under social PRESSURES SO MUCH THAT THEY ...

I am setting you free

I had quarrel with my wife on very small issue. I became angry and told her that I am setting you free and you can go anywhere you want. (May tumay azad karta hoon, tumay jahan jana hay jaoo). While saying this, my inten...

I freed you

Would ‘I freed you’ or ‘I have let your go’ constitute divorce?   In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful.   Answer   ‘I freed you’ or ‘I have...

Emotionally forced to Divorce

Is emotionally forced to divorced a valid divorce?   In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful.   Answer   Being in a position where you’re reputation is on line will not be consid...