This answer was collected from TheMufti.com, which is a fatwa portal managed by Mufti Ismaeel Bassa from South Africa.
Q. A Muslim brother had left the fold of Islam. After much effort by the brothers of the Masjid, he reverted to Islam Alhamdulillah. Now that he has reverted to Islam, is it necessary for him to repeat all his Salaahs, fasts, Zakaat and Hajj? A. It is not necessary for a Muslim who left… read more »
Q. My husband arrives late from work sometimes and misses his Asr Salaah with Jamaat in the Musjid. Can I (wife) perform Asr Salaah in Jamaat with my husband at home if he misses his Asr Salaah with Jamaat in the Musjid? Can I stand next to him? A. Shariah has emphasized the congregational performance… read more »
Q. If husband and wife do not have relations but the husband uses his finger to please his wife, is wudhu or ghusal necessary for the wife? A. Ghusal becomes necessary on a couple if they engaged in conjugal relations. Ghusal does not become necessary by the mere insertion of the finger into the private… read more »
Q. Does a woman inherit from her husband if her husband passes away before consummating the marriage? A. After the performance of Nikah between husband and wife, the consummation of the Nikah is not necessary for the wife or husband to be entitled to inherit from each other’s estate. The performance of Nikah is sufficient… read more »
Q. Salam There is a question. Is Walima allowed before Rukhsati as per shariat? A. Consummation of a Nikah is not a pre-condition for the validity of a Walima. If a Nikah is not consummated and a Walima took place, the Walima will be valid. However, it is Sunnah to consummate a Nikah before a… read more »
Q. When should one have a Walimah? Before the consummation or after the consummation of the marriage? Also, how does one consummate a marriage? A. The Walimahs of Rasoolullah Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam were immediately after the consummation of marriage. If one wishes to have a Walima after the Nikah and before the consummation that too… read more »
Q. Can I prevent my wife from visiting her parents? A. A husband should not prevent his wife from visiting her parent’s at least once a week. This is the minimum requirement of the wife that the husband should take into consideration. On other days and occasions, this may be discussed mutually between husband and… read more »