This answer was collected from MuftiOnline.co.za, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.
Q: How do you share food for your wives when one’s children are more than the others. For example, if the first wife has 4 children and the second wife has 8 children and the third has 6 children; is sharing the same quantity for them justice? A: The wive’s shares will be the same… read more »
Q: Can someone marry a second wife without taking permission from his first wife according to Islam? A: It is not a precondition for the validity of the second nikaah that the husband seek permission from his first wife. However, we totally discourage secret nikaahs as this leads to a lot of complications coming about… read more »
Q: If a lady marries a man on a condition that he will not take a second wife and he agrees, will the nikaah be valid? A: The nikaah is valid. The conditions will fall off. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best. Answered by: Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach) Original Source Link
Q: I have made up my mind to take a second wife. I have four young children from the first marriage. I am concerned about not being able to spend enough time with the kids to participate in their tarbeeyah as I am a busy doctor and usually come home after Maghrib. Can I keep… read more »
Q: I know a person who is married to 2 wives. The relation between the two wives is aunt and niece i.e. the second wife is the first wife’s niece (that means his first wife’s brothers daughter). The second wife had physical intimacy with the man before his second marriage. Does hurmat musaharah takes place in… read more »
Q: I want to marry a second wife, do I need permission from my first wife? A: The validity of the nikaah is not subject to permission. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best. Answered by: Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach) Original Source Link