Taking permission from the first wife to take a second wife

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by Muftionline.co.za

Q: I want to marry a second wife, do I need permission from my first wife?

Bismillaah

A: The validity of the nikaah is not subject to permission.

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

 

Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

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