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This answer was collected from Askimam.org, which is operated under the supervision of Mufti Ebrahim Desai from South Africa.

Do I have the right to ask for Khula’

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My husband and I have had our Nikāh two years ago. However, we have not lived together yet.  He is out of country.  We were going to have our Rukhsati in December.  I just found out that he has been with another woman and she is four months pregnant with his baby  He is denying… read more »

If you are not sure of the partner you intend marrying, it is allowed to get ‘married’ without consumating the marriage in order to get to know the spouse. If you do not get along,…

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If you are not sure of the partner you intend marrying, it is allowed to get ‘married’ without consumating the marriage in order to get to know the spouse. If you do not get along, you annul the marriage and return half the dowry. This is to avoid the courting process. Answer In the name of… read more »

I would just like to know what the view of the Ulama is regarding Civil marriages. As it is based on Christian and secular ideologies and the rights…

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Assalamuliakum,   I would just like to know what the view of the Ulama is regarding Civil marriages. As it is based on Christian and secular ideologies and the rights and laws are not of that which would be in Nikah (such as divorce/inheritance/dowry/rights). My biggest concern is that although a civil marriage can be… read more »

I have been married for 13 years. After marriage I found out that my husband is impotent and infertile. I didn’t divorce because i thought that Allah (SWT) will punish me. Now after..

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I have been married for 13 years. After marriage I found out that my husband is impotent and infertile. I didn’t divorce because i thought that Allah (SWT) will punish me. Now after a long period its becoming unbearable for me. my husband is a good muslim. If i divorce him  will Allah punish me? or if i… read more »

Why does it seem like in todays time, the Gham you come from holds holds more importance, as in certain castes believe they better ? hence they would not allow a nikah ? ( Kufu or Kafa’at)

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Dear Mufti   Peace be upon you.  Please help me understand…   In pursuit of marriage, today we find that many barriers have been created…   my questions are : Is Lineage (in respect of which gham you come from) more important than performing Fardh & Sunnat, as we see parents not allowing nikah due… read more »

I got married to a tableegh brother few yrs back.But his family caused me a lot of stress because I did not get enough dowry in my wedding,as are wedding was held back home…

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I got married to a  tableegh brother few yrs back.But his family caused me a lot of stress because I did not get enough dowry in my wedding,as are wedding was held back home and this is the prevalent culture of girls bringing dowry .Over the years there were other issues too ,but as I… read more »

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