Husband not working and maintenance issues

Husband not working and maintenance issues In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful. Answer The Shariah demands that the husband treats his wife with fairness and affection at all times. The Shariah d...

Marriage with a Murtad

Marriage with a Murtad In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful. Answer When the husband or wife becomes a murtad (apostate) the marriage breaks straight away.  There is no need for a Qadhi or Islamic...

Divorcee marring without parents knowledge

I am a divorced woman with two children and want to do my nikah with a man who is already married, so I would be his second wife. His wife is ok with the situation, however, my parents do not understand. So would I be ab...

Meeting the prospective suitor

Meeting the prospective suitor In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful. Answer It is recommended to look at the suitor one intends to marry. It is something, which has been encouraged by the Prophet ...

Decorating brides car during weddings

Decorating brides car during weddings In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful. Answer The wedding ceremony and celebrations should be kept as simple as possible. Saaidah Aaisha Radiallahu Anha narrat...

Can humans marry jinnis

Can humans marry Jinnis? In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful. Answer Allahmah Ibn Abideen Shami (RA) defines marriage as “a contract that makes it lawful for a man to make love to a women without...

The offer and acceptance in Marriage

I wanted to know if a man proposes to a woman in front of 2 witnesses and the woman says she has accepted, does this make their nikah valid? and if it does, does a contract need to be made and does dowry need to be given...

Marriage to aunt

Can you please enlight me on the position of marrying a divorced Aunt (chachi) who elder by more that 12 years from a boy against his family is permissible in islam or not In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most M...

Kafaah in Marriage

Kafaah in marriage In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful. Answer Saiduna Ali Radiallahu Anhu narrates that the Prophet of Allah Sallallahu Alahi Wasalam said, “O Ali! Never delay in 3 matters; Sala...