This answer was collected from TheMufti.com, which is a fatwa portal managed by Mufti Ismaeel Bassa from South Africa.
Q. Respected Mufti. My query refers to as follows…If in a case of divorce, when a wife requests for the divorce and the husband grants it, does the wife keep the Mahr or does she return it to the husband? Also, if the husband divorces the wife by his choice, does the wife keep the… read more »
Q. If husband and wife do not have relations but the husband uses his finger to please his wife, is wudhu or ghusal necessary for the wife? A. Ghusal becomes necessary on a couple if they engaged in conjugal relations. Ghusal does not become necessary by the mere insertion of the finger into the private… read more »
Q. My uncle was in a partnership with his brother & nephew. Recently he passed away. Does my uncle’s wife become a partner in the business? If not, what happens to my uncle’s partnership in the business? A. In a business partnership, if a business partner passes away, the partnership of the business partner automatically… read more »
Q. My wife and I have tried to have children for many years but unfortunately, we could not have children. Now, Allah has blessed us with a wonderful child that we have adopted. We would like to know about the inheritance of this wonderful adopted child of ours. Would she inherit for us after our… read more »
Q. Does a woman inherit from her husband if her husband passes away before consummating the marriage? A. After the performance of Nikah between husband and wife, the consummation of the Nikah is not necessary for the wife or husband to be entitled to inherit from each other’s estate. The performance of Nikah is sufficient… read more »
Q. If a wife remarries after the death of her husband and the estate of her husband was not distributed to her, is she still entitled to it? Or she does not qualify for it because she remarried another husband? A. At the time of the death of a deceased person, all the heirs of… read more »