Find answers to your Islamic questions 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: My sister and her husband have fallen on hard times. They had a thriving business but are now in debt for millions. Her husband is extremely unwell and requires constant care and assistance doing basic things e.g. taking a shower, dressing, etc. Living with them is their son and his wife and 2 minor… read more »
Q: Me and my wife argued and I got angry and left the house and said “I will never come back to your house” and I left the house and now staying with friends until the situation changes. Is this considered divorce in Islam? A: No. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best. Answered… read more »
Q: Can a wife forgive all her rights including mandatory rights to her husband? A: Yes. However, she has the right to ask for it whenever she pleases. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best. Answered by: Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach) Source
Q: If a man has reached old age and developed alzheimer’s, such that he can not take care of his financial matters (paying for his rent, food, etc), who is supposed to take care of them for him? Is it his wife? children? siblings? someone else? A: His children are responsible. And Allah Ta’ala (الله… read more »
Q: Is it halaal to meet my wife before rukhsati after nikaah? A: After nikaah, even though rukhsati has not taken place, both spouses are halaal for each other. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best. Answered by: Mufti Zakaria Makada Checked & Approved: Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach) Source
Q: I have been married for 15 years and for past few years I am facing severe financial crisis. In this condition can I say to my wife to marry someone who is well settled and with my permission she marry another person. A: If you have issued divorce and she completes the iddat then… read more »