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mother-in-law

Mother in law taking daughter in laws jewellery

Q: Does a mother-in-law have a right over the son’s jewellery given to him from his wife’s parents on their marriage?And does a wife have any rights over her husbands jewellery that her parents had only given? The mother-in-law has a lot of gold but also takes her...

Can a mother force her son to divorce his wife?

Q: My mother-in-law told me that there is a Hadith which says that she can ask her son to leave me, and he must obey her. Is it true? What is the Hadith? A: This is incorrect. Without any Shar'ee reason, it is not permissible for the mother to command her son to...

Is Mother-in-Law Mahram After Death of Wife

my wife has passed away and i have four kids. Am i still allowed to meet with my mother in law? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. A mother-in-law is permanently...

Giving zakaah to mother-in-law

Slm . would like to know if it would be correct to give my zakaat to my mother inlaw. She is a pensioner her only source of income is the grant she recives as a pensioner. She lives with father in law his only source of income is the pension grant he receives. They...

Staying in parent’s house

Asalaamu Alaikum Dear Respected Mufti Sahab, We hope and pray that this letter finds you in the best of affairs. I am a female who needs to work in a neighboring city. From the city limits of my house to the city it is beyond the Shari distance. But from my...

Problems with mother-in-law

Asak I have been married for 12 years now and have had constant problems from my in-laws. Then I moved to another country with my husband n lived very happily until my mother-in-law and sister-In-law with her family started living with us. To make matters worse my...

How do I deal with a troubling mother in law?

What does religion say about a situation where husband and wife are willing for something, but mother-in-law disagrees. My husband use to be in other city. He comes on weekends. If he wants to take me for shopping or lunch/dinner outside, my mother-in law is never...

Son-in-law making advances towards mother-in-law

Q: What remedial measures does one have to take if the son-in-law has been advancing and inviting his mother-in-law for sexual pleasures. He also reveals this to his wife that he is thinking of her mother during family life in bed. Is the marriage alive? The discord...