Does divorce take place through separation?

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by

Q: If a husband left his wife and children a year and no chances to come back to country with no money and necessary facilities and they lived alone, so according to Islam is there any relation between husband and wife remaining? He was not giving to her naan nafaqa?


A: As long as he did not issue a divorce, she will remain in his nikaah.

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


Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)