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MARRIAGE TO ONES DECEASED (GRANDFATHER) WIFE

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by DarulUloomTT.net

As Salaamu Alaikum,

Question:

Can a man marry his deceased grandfather’s wife if his grandfather did not consummate the marriage with her before his death?

Wa Alaikum As Salaam

Answer:

Bismillahi wa billahi At Tawfeeq

No, a man cannot marry the legally wedded wife of his grandfather, even if they never consummated their marriage.

Fatawa Hindiyyah 1/302 Darul kutub Ilmiyyah

And Allah knows best.

Mufti Waheeb Saiyed

27/11/2018

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

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