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Divorce (Talaaq)

Repeatedly pronouncing Talaq

Question Assalamualikum, I repeteadly pronounced TALAQ to my wife many times (12/15 times) in many different occasions for the last 7 years although I was not clear abot the rules of Talaq. I thought the rule was to pronounce the word 3 times in a row for one Talaq. I …

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Taking back the Mahr

  Nasihah (Advice): Avoid disputes   Sayyiduna Abu Umaamah Radhiyallahu Anhu reports that Rasulullah Sallallahu ‘Alayhi Wasallam said:“No people go astray after being guided, but those who indulge in disputes.” Then Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam recited the Verse: “Nay! But they are a quarrelsome people.”(Tirmidhi)   ________________________________________________   Question and …

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The Ruling on Divorcing While Angry

Answered by Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam al-Kawthari Question: Last weekend my husband divorced me in a fit of anger while we were arguing. He says it was not pre-planned but it just spilled out due to anger. The problem is we are not sure how many times he pronounced it. …

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Divorce in lieu of Mahr (Khula)

    Nasihah (Advice): Do not give an excessive amount of Mahr   Abul Ajfa As Sulami reported that Umar bin Khattab (Radhiyallahu Anhu) delivered a sermon to us and said, “Do not go to extremes in giving women their dowry, for if that were a sign of honour and dignity …

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Validity of Talaaq if the Mahr is not yet paid

  Nasihah (Advice): The seriousness of Marriage and Divorce   Sayyiduna Abu Hurairah Radhiyallahu Anhu reported that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said, “There are three matters which, if undertaken seriously or jokingly, are still regarded as serious: Marriage, divorce and taking back one’s wife (after issuing a revocable divorce).” (Abu Dawood) …

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Custody for Adopted Children

Nasihah (Advice): The guardian of an orphan Sayyiduna Sahl Bin Sa’d Radhiyallahu Anhu reported that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said, “I and the guardian of the orphan will be (as close) as two fingers (indicating his forefinger and middle finger) in Jannah.” (Abu Dawood) __________________________________________________ Question and Answer: Q. asalaam-alaikum …

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Conditional Talaaq on contact with ex-husband

  Nasihah (Advice): A man with a woman alone and whilst travelling   Ibn Abbaas Radhiyallahu Anhuma says: “I heard Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wa Sallam delivering a sermon saying: “No man should be alone with a woman except when there is a Mahram with her, and a woman should not …

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