Wife’s parents insulting husband’s parents

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by Muftionline.co.za


1. Due to some matter, a wife’s mother and father insults the husband’s mother and his family. What should a husband do in such case?

2. What if the husband’s mother ask him to leave his wife? Does the son have to obey his mother?

3. What should a son do if someone insults his mother?



1. He should make them maaf and not pay attention to their wrong talks.

2. If it is a for valid reason then he should oblige.

3. As above.

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


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)