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Can widow’s sister’s husband stay in widow’s house?

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Can widow’s sister’s husband stay in widow’s house?

Question

While I am in ʿiddat, my sister is here staying with me. Can her husband come and stay for a few days?

بسم الله الرحمن الرحیم

Answer

It is permissible for your sister’s husband to come and stay in your home with your sister. He should not be alone with you at any point.

Allah knows best

Yusuf Shabbir

28 Jumādā al-Thāniyah 1442 / 11 February 2021

Approved by: Mufti Shabbir Ahmed and Mufti Muhammad Tahir

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