Q: I have been told that should a man wish to divorce his wife via text message, the wording has to follow a certain template or else it would not be seen as valid. Also I have heard that if the message says “you are divorced from me” it is not valid. Could you perhaps provide some clarification on this matter?
A: If talaaq is issued via an sms or text message, the talaaq will be valid.
And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.
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