This answer was collected from the official ifta website of Darul Uloom Deoband in India.
My Sister was divorced recently (Qula) and the people of society and relatives settled the matter with proper qula. Should and can my sister claim and also get all her belongings and also the gifts of her marriage and gift of husband given during marriage? Answer (Fatwa: 2318/1907=B/1429) Khula causes Talaq Baain. After khula,… read more »
Should mahr be decided by groom or bride, because one of the Mufti said that it should be decided by groom, where as since long time we have seen, that it is decided by bride. Please clarify by the authentic hadith. Answer (Fatwa: 875/706/B=1433) Mahr is the right of bride. She has the right to… read more »
(1) If one’s wife wants to live in a separate house with husband, will it be wajib for him to do so? Everyone has different situation, but I just want to know the masala. If there are any hadith regarding that wife has the right (like food, Clothes) to live separately please provide me. (2)… read more »
Assalamalaikum I have come to know that it is not permissible to even look at ‘ghair-mahram’, i.e., someone who you are eligible to marry with. If this is true, then how can a person – male or female – decide his/her future spouse? Answer (Fatwa: 659/659=L) It is prohibited to look at ghar-mahram, (strange… read more »
As salamu aleikum wa rahmatullah wa barakatu. Is it ok for me to pray in jamat with a non-mahram female if we are the only two musalaan? Answer (Fatwa: 54/54/M=1432) It is not right for you to perform salah together. A non-mahram woman should offer salah in her home. Also, she should observe purdah from… read more »
If after getting Khula, wife and his relatives refuse to return mahr to the husband, even promised (written by wife’s father) at the time of divorce to return the mahr, what Shariah says about that? And what precautions apply? Kindly tell the status mahr on wife toward her husband on khula (fardh, sunnah, wajib or… read more »