Till what age is a father responsible for his son’s expenses?

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by

Q: When my son has his own job and he is earning then is he dependent on his father?


A: When he has come up of age, over fifteen, then he needs to be fully responsible. His father is no longer responsible for his expenses.

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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