husband and wife

This answer was collected from TheMufti.com, which is a fatwa portal managed by Mufti Ismaeel Bassa from South Africa.

If ones husband leaves the fold of Islam and dies whilst the ex-wife is observing the Iddah period, does the Iddah period of the ex-wife change and does she inherit from the ex-husbands estate? 

Answered by TheMufti.com

Q. A husband committed apostasy-left the fold of Islam. His now ex-wife was observing Iddah. During the period of Iddah, the ex-husband passed away. Does the Iddah period of the ex-wife change? Does she inherit from the ex-husband? A. In the enquired case, the marriage between husband and wife immediately terminated (Faskhun Aajil) when the… read more »

Shia-Sunni marriages.

Answered by DarulUloomTT.net

Q. Please elaborate on the issue of a Shia-Sunni marriage. As far as I know it is permissible but not advised because of the complications. However, what if all these complications have been decided between both the families? For example even the parents of the boy have assured in clear words that the girl will… read more »

Husband divorcing a pregnant wife.

Answered by DarulUloomTT.net

Q. A husband gives his wife talaaq and she finds out that she is pregnant after, what is the ruling on this? A. In this situation, the woman’s iddah or waiting period will immediately begin and will continue until she delivers the baby. During the course of this period, the woman will continue to live… read more »

Honeymoon in Islam.

Answered by DarulUloomTT.net

Q. Can you tell me if going on a ‘honeymoon’ after marrige is haram or not. I am going to get married in a few weeks time and last week my future father-in-law told me that he doesn’t want us going on any honeymoon because this is against Islam. He says it is imitating the… read more »