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Valid reasons to apply for khula

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Q: Is lack of respect, affection, intimacy and not making salaah valid reasons to apply for khula? A: If you find living with this person unmanageable and it does not seem that you will cope with him you may ask him to divorce you. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.   Answered by: Mufti… read more »

Court issuing a khula

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Q: We filed khula case in the court and in reply of my husband’s lawyer was that they agree if we return to them the maher, which they hadn’t given us. Later they used delaying tactics to prolong the case just to torture me. After three months we were summoned to the court but reconciliation… read more »

Process of khula’

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Q: What is the khula process in Islam? A: Khula is where the wife gives some money or her mahr to her husband and requests him to let her go in exchange for that money. Alternatively, she could ask him to let her go in exchange for the mahr that he is still owing her…. read more »

Iddat after talaaq

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Q: My husband gave me divorce on 20 May 2018. I came back to my parents house and completed my iddat period. As he wasn’t doing any paper work and was forcing me to come back to him. I decided to make the papers by getting khula. I got khula on 6 April 2019. Now… read more »

Reconciling after khula

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Q: I was in a nikaah for 2 years but no rukhsati had taken place and I hadn’t touched my husband. I took khula from him and my iddah has ended. I want to remarry the person again, is it permissible? A: Khula is a talaaq-e-baain. Apart from the khula, if he did not issue… read more »

Reconciling after khula’

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Q: I divorced my wife once but I took her back into my marriage. Thereafter she became pregnant. Then she asked me for a separation (khula’). After giving her khula’, now we would like to get married again knowing that she is 6 months pregnant. What is the procedure to follow? A: If it was… read more »

Khula without the husband’s consent

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Q: The court gave khula without my will. I want my wife back and she also wants to come back, her father says divorce has been done. Will khula take place without my will or consent? A: If you did not consent then the court’s divorce is invalid. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.  … read more »

Wife requesting a divorce

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Q: My wife has a lot of enemosity (bughas, keena and hasd) against my parents. Due to this reason we are not living together and now she wants a khula or talaaq. She is also pregnant. What should I do? A: If you feel that you can make her understand and she may agree to… read more »