Q: At what age does your nephews become mahram? And your brother who is divorced, is his son regarded as your mahram?
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.
And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.
Mufti Zakaria Makada
Checked & Approved:
Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)
This answer was collected from MuftiOnline.co.za, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.