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Divorce through text message

Answered as per Hanafi Fiqh by Fatwa.org.au
If a husband clearly sent a text message pronouncing talaq (divorce) on his wife, is it valid?


In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.

Yes, if a husband pronounces talaq (divorce) on his wife through a text message, the talaq will be valid.

And Allah knows best.

Mufti Faizal Riza

This answer was collected from Fatwa.org.au, which is connected to Darul Ifta Australia, based in Melbourne, Australia.
It is operated by Mufti Faizal Riza, a student of Mufti Ebrahim Desai from South Africa.

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