A mans wife is ill and she cannot do any work and the man also cannot fulfill his sexual desires because of her illness. she will not give permission for him to marry another wife. Can the man marry another wife without her permission? JazakAllah

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A mans wife is ill and she cannot do any work and the man also cannot fulfill his sexual desires because of her illness. she will not give permission for him to marry another wife. Can the man marry another wife without her permission? JazakAllah

Answer

(Fatwa: 640/640/M=1431)

 

If a man is in need of second marriage and he is able to uphold justice and fairness between the two wives and in paying their rights equally, he can do second marriage without the permission of first wife.

Allah (Subhana Wa Ta’ala) knows Best

Darul Ifta,
Darul Uloom Deoband

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