This answer was collected from TheMufti.com, which is a fatwa portal managed by Mufti Ismaeel Bassa from South Africa.
Q. My father divorced my mother and left her with no financial assistance whatsoever. Whose responsibility is it to financially provide for my mother now? Is it the son’s responsibility only? Do the daughter’s also have a responsibility to provide for my mother? We are 6 children, 2 sons and 4 daughters. A. In a… read more »
Q. In the old days, the men would divorce their wives before they passed away. Upon their deaths, the divorced wives would not receive anything from the dead husband’s estate. They would say that the husband divorced her before he passed away and that is why he does not inherit. Was this correct? A. If… read more »
Q. Is a Talaaq via sms, whatsapp, etc. valid? A. A Talaaq (divorce) has to be issued verbally or in writing for it to be valid. (Shaami) Accordingly, a Talaaq (divorce) via sms, whatsapp etc. is also valid as it is considered to be a written Talaaq (divorce). Allah Ta’ala Knows Best Mufti Ismaeel Bassa… read more »
Q. My husband gave me one revocable Talaaq and I sat for the Iddah period of three menstrual cycles, for about four Months. It is one year later and he wants to issue me a second and third Talaaq. Can he do that? A. In the enquired case, if after the issuance of one Talaaq-e-Rajee… read more »
Question: Assalamu Alaikum Mufti Saaheb, I have a small inquiry. We know that Iddah is Fardh after Talaaq. so in the case of a woman who is in Iddah after 3 divorces were given to her, if she then happens to commit fornication with the same Guy who divorced her 3 times, does she have… read more »
Answered by: Alimah Sabrina al-Faarsiyyah Question: One day fighting with my wife I said ‘if you listen to my aunt you will go with her’, but divorce was not my intention as because I was unaware about kinaya words of divorce so if I meant divorce I should use words divorce. … read more »