Daughters taking care of their parents after marriage

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by

Q: Do daughters have any obligation in taking care of their parents physically and or financially after they get married and start staying with their husbands? Particularly in the case if the son is poor and can hardly manage and if the daughters are financially well off and living an extravagant lifestyle.


A: If they are well to do then they should take care of their parents as well according to their means.

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


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from, 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.

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