Are a woman’s nephews her mahram

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by Muftionline.co.za

Q: At what age does your nephews become mahram? And your brother who is divorced, is his son regarded as your mahram?

Bismillaah

A:

1. All those people who one is unable to marry through his life are referred to as his mahrams. Hence a woman’s nephews are her mahrams.

2. Yes

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.

 

Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

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