Is This A Statement For Actual Divorce ?

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Question: I would like to know if a husband says to his wife during an argument “maybe we should just get divorced and split every thing 50/50” but does not actually say to her i divorce you does this count as a divorce? And if yes is it revocable or irrevocable ? It should be noted that the wife immediately responded if that is what you want to which he replied “no i only said it out of anger. Thanks for taking time to answer my question.

Answer: Assalamu Alaikum,

This statement does not count as a divorce.

And Allah Knows Best.

Mufti Waseem Khan.


This answer was collected from, which is operated under the supervision of Mufti Waseem Khan from Darul Uloom Trinidad and Tobago.

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