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waiting period

Divorce

Aoa. If the husband says ‘I divorce you’ thrice then divorce will take place or the intention should be known? Answer Wa’alaykum as Salam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu, The words of divorce are of two types: Ambiguous and allusive words (Kinaayah) Clear and explicit...

Does a miscarriage terminate iddah?

Question: Does a miscarriage terminate iddah? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. In principle, a pregnant woman’s iddah (waiting period) is the duration of pregnancy until delivery. If a...

Hadiths on ‘Iddah

Kindly share Hadiths related to the ‘iddah (waiting period), especially if there is a Hadith mentioning virtues for a woman who passes away during it.

Divorce while wife is pregnant.

Q. I was asked if it is permissible for a man to divorce his wife while she is pregnant or does he have to wait until she gives birth? Please advise. A. It is permissible for a man to divorce his wife when she is pregnant, however her waiting period will be until...

WAITING PERIOD FOR A WIDOW

QUESTION: As Salaamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullah, What is the iddah of a widow with no menstruation? I know a widow with menses is 4 months and 10 days but without menses how long will her iddah be? ANSWER: Wa Alaikum As Salaam Wa Rahmatullah, The iddah (waiting period) of...

ALLOWANCE FOR A DIVORCEE WOMAN

QUESTION: As Salaamu Alaikum, If a husband gives his wife divorce once and they are separated what is the law for this 3mths period and does the husband have to pay her an allowance within this 3mths if she is working ANSWER: Wa Alaikum As Salaam, In the case which...

PROCEDURE OF A DIVORCE

QUESTION: Message Body: What are the procedures of conducting a divorce through islamic rights… ANSWER: As Salaam Alaikum, In Islamic teachings, a divorce comes about through the utterance of ‘divorce’ by the husband to the wife. If the husband utters a statement to...

Divorced By Text Messaging

QUESTION: A husband Text I divorce three times at the same time…is it a divorce…and what if the couple want to reconcile   ANSWER: As Salaam Alaikum, Yes, texting the divorce causes the divorce to occur. Seeing that the husband has sent the text to his wife that he...

Bleeding after miscarriage

  Assalaamu Alaikum, If a woman when a intrauterine demises but in order to process with the miscarriage the hospital suggest she goes through a dnc / surgical evacuation so will her waiting period be the same as nifaas 40 days 40 nights, because the bleeding is...

Re-Marrying After Three Divorces Are Pronounced

Question: A person divorced his wife and within one month he returned to her. Now for the second time, due to some conflict he again divorced her saying, “You are divorced,” for three consecutive times. The husband says that he did not intend 3 divorces, his intention...