Find answers to your Islamic questions by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.
Q: My husband has given me papers… He wrote I divorce you Talak Talak Talak… then in one line again I divorce you… How many divorces does it count? He isn’t giving any money… Can I work in a school during iddah as we were separated since a year? A: Three divorces have taken place and… read more »
Q: Me and my husband were newly weds. Due to pressure and anxiety building up between both our families, my husband was made to write talaq thrice on a paper and this was then sent to me through his brother. My husband did not have the intention to divorce me thrice nor was he aware… read more »
Q: What are the different types of Talaaq? Please explain each type in detail together with the ruling. A: In Islaam, there are three types of Talaaq: 1.) Talaaq e Rajee 2.) Talaaq e Baain 3.) Talaaq e Mughalladhah. Talaaq e Rajee (revocable divorce) refers to where the husband divorces the wife with the clear words of Talaaq… read more »
Q: My wife and I want to separate and need guidance as per Islamic teachings: 1. Can my wife spent her iddah period after 1 talaq in my house as we do not want to disclose our separation due to her father’s chronic illness? What are the restrictions in this case? 2. What is the… read more »
Q: My cousin has been divorced from her husband and he has had a vasectomy many years ago. What is the fatwah on that regarding her iddah period (as the purpose is to determine pregnancy) and also, in regards to him seeing to her financial needs for the three months of iddah knowing that he… read more »