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Can step children marry each other?

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Q. A woman is divorced with a daughter. She has remarried a divorced man who has a son. Can the (previously) divorced man’s son marry the (previously) divorced woman’s daughter?


A. Step children are non-Mahrams to one another. Hence, it is permissible for the stepfather’s son to marry the stepmother’s daughter. (Hindiyyah 6/472)

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