One of the pioneers in online Islamic Q&A service. The site is operated under the supervision of Mufti Ebrahim Desai and his students.
Q: As women I know we have rights to ask for divorce, khula. When a lady ask for divorce from her husband, does she have to return the mahr (dowry)? And can the husband and In laws force her to return any gifts, example: wedding ring, chain and earrings, watch? A: Khula’ is when… read more »
In reference to Fatwa#: 28500, I would like to clarify, so if a mother does conduct the marriage of her underage child, it would be invalid, as only the father/grandfather have that permission? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. The following are the legal guardians… read more »
My question is that when Hadhrat Ali (RA) married Hadhrat Fatima (RA) then how many dirhams were given as mahr to Hadhrat Fatima (RA) by Hadhrat Ali (RA)? I also want to ask that what is the present value of that mahr in Indian rupees. Answer (Fatwa: 572/572/M=1434) As per the hadith, the mahr of… read more »
My wife is not adjustable in nature and we have regular fights. And till now I have not given mahr to my wife. When I was in Mumbai and my wife was living in her parents’ home in Assam, I received a letter with signatures of three witnesses. In that letter it was written, that… read more »
Alhamdulillah, it is my pleasure to tell you that I am going to proceed a Sunnah, I am going to get married In-shaAllah, in October, but as I am not having much knowledge about these things which are mentioned below. Please let me know about these things: (1) What does Islam say about haqq-e-mahr? (2)… read more »