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Punishment for committing zina with a minor

Q: What is the punishment in Islam for a married man who has committed zina with a prepubescent girl younger than nine years of age? A: Where there is a shar`ee court they will decide using their discretion as to what type of punishment should be meted out. They have...

Revoking the Talaaq

Q: If my husband has divorced me for the first time and we did not inform anyone or the court. Can he revoke it during iddah without any eyewitness?A: If he gave you one raji talaaq (one revocable talaaq) he can revoke the talaaq during the iddat period and take you...

Marital problems

Q: I'm married to my husband for the past 12 years. He was married before and has a daughter from the first wife. Their marriage lasted 10 years with court case and everything and the court granted them divorce. The custody of the daughter went to the mother. After 3...

Signing divorce papers three times

Q: May I ask firstly I separated from my ex husband back in Sept 2008 due to him been very abusive towards me and my children and my intention not to take him back in my life again. He agreed and said talaq to me once and walked out the door. The marriage never...

Civil marriage

Q: Is civil marriage in a court accepted in Islam?A: If there was a proposal and an acceptance found from the husband and wife or their representatives in the presence of two baaligh male Muslim witnesses or one baaligh muslim male and two baaligh muslim female...

Khula’ from court

Q: Pakistan family court granted me khula from my husband. Court called my husband three times but he did not appear before the court as he was reluctant to end the marriage. Instead, his father and his wakeel were only present in the court proceedings after the...

Biwi ko mukhaatab karke talaaq dena

Q: My question is about talak. Meri cousin nay ghar walon sy chup k nikah kia in court. Or you can say k court marriage ki. In k nikkah ko 4 sal ho gay han or abi tak ye bat raz hi ha. Ab wo banda meri cousin ko tang krta ha and she doesn't want to be in contact with...

Marital problems

Q: I bear witness in the court of Allah that everything in this email is the truth not fabricated and not exaggerated.My husband and i have had a very stormy marriage from the beggining . He suffers from OCD. And atm his refusing to get help for it which is making my...

Marrying a Christian girl

Q: I am a Muslim guy and I have been in a relationship with a christian girl for a while. I am trying to make this relationship permissible on all aspects and I want to marry her but we are not planning to register this marriage in the court (not legal marriage) just...