Husband says: “I am considering giving you a divorce”

Fatwa ID: 03734

Answered by: Maulana Shadman Ahmed

 

Question

Husband says: "I am considering giving you a divorce." Wife says: "Does that mean you've given me one?" Husband says "Yes."

 

بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحْمنِ الرَّحِيْم

In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful

 

Answer:

In this case, one revocable ṭalāq would be effective as the husband has concurred and confessed to giving the ṭalāq by replying “yes”.[1]

 

 

Only Allah knows best

Written by Maulana Shadman Ahmed

Checked and approved by Mufti Mohammed Tosir Miah

Darul Ifta Birmingham

 

 


[1] al-Fatāwā al-Ḥindiyyah. Vol. 4. Pg. 207. Dār al-Fikr, 1310H.

MMuftī A.H. Elias, The Complete System of Divorce, Pg. 48-49

 

 

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