Q: Husband and wife slept in different rooms for more than a year. They had no children. The husband told her if she wants divorce then she has to return back to her parents. She returned back. She found out that the divorce was valid. Four years has passed. Please confirm if the divorce was valid?
( وتنحل ) اليمين ( بعد ) وجود ( الشرط مطلقا ) لكن إن وجد في الملك طلقت وعتق وإلا لا (الدر المختار 3/355)
Mufti Zakaria Makada
Checked & Approved:
Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)