This answer was collected from HanbaliDisciples.com. The questions have been answered by Imam John Starling.
Q. I have divorced my wife and she is sitting in Iddah. Do I as an ex-husband have any responsibilities to my now ex-wife? Do I have to pay my ex-wife’s medical/doctor’s bills? A. In principle, it is the husband’s responsibility to provide financial support (Nafaqah) for his wife throughout the period of their marriage…. read more »
Q. After a woman is divorced, the ex-husband is responsible for the ex-wife’s maintenance during the Iddah period. Is it the same case when a women’s husband passes away. Will the deceased’s husband wife be entitled to receive maintenance from the estate of her deceased husband during the Iddah period? A. During the Iddah period… read more »
Q. My father divorced my mother and left her with no financial assistance whatsoever. Whose responsibility is it to financially provide for my mother now? Is it the son’s responsibility only? Do the daughter’s also have a responsibility to provide for my mother? We are 6 children, 2 sons and 4 daughters. A. In a… read more »
Q. Muhtaram Mufti Saheb, A womans husband passed away while she was in the nifaas period after giving birth to his child. Is there iddat for her ? A. If a woman became widowed after she had given birth and whilst she was experiencing post-natal bleeding (Nifaas), she will observe the Iddah period of death… read more »
Q. In the old days, the men would divorce their wives before they passed away. Upon their deaths, the divorced wives would not receive anything from the dead husband’s estate. They would say that the husband divorced her before he passed away and that is why he does not inherit. Was this correct? A. If… read more »