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Divorce (Talaaq)

Husband wants Divorce

Question and Answer: Q. what is the ruling when your husband says he wants a divorce? Do I sit in iddat? I’m a working lady do I have to give him my money also    (Query published as received)   A. Talaaq does not become effective by the husband merely saying that …

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Woman in Iddat going for family functions?

Nasihah (Advice): Sayyiduna Thaubaan (Radiyallahu Anhu) reports that the Prophet of Allah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said: “Whoever recites the following Dua every morning and evening, Allah will ensure his happiness:   رَضِيْتُ بِاللهِ رَبًّا، وَبِالْإِسْلاَمِ دِيْنًا، وَبِمُحَمَّدٍ نَبِيًّا Transliteration: Radheetu Billaahi Rabba wa Bil Islaami Deena wa Bi Muhammadin Nabiyya …

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Three Types of Talaaq?

Q: What are the types of talaaq? A: There are three types of Talaaq/ Issuing of divorce: Talaaq Ahsan: This is when a man gives his wife Talaaq while she is clean (not menstruating) and has not had intercourse with her since the last period. He then stays apart from …

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Can I retract my Talaaq?

Nasihah (Advice): Three things will make you beloved to the next person: You greet him with Salaam, you make place for him in a gathering when he attends and you address him by the titles he likes the most. (Sayyiduna Umar bin Khattab Radiyallahu Anhu, Faydul Qadeer) ____________________________________________________ Question and …

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Talaaq over the phone?

   Question and Answer: Q. my husband has given me talaaq over the phone is this valid he has it 3 times?   (Query published as received)  A. Although this in inappropriate way of giving Talaaq, Talaaq issued over the phone is valid and effective. If it is established that …

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Revoking Talaq/divorce

Question: I gave my wife one Talaaq and before her iddah expired, I wrote to her and told her that I want her back and that I revoke the Talaaq. Must she accept this or can she just ignore it and go on? Was salaam. Answer: In the case where …

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Consequences of the 2nd Talaaq?

    Nasihah (Advice): Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wa Sallam has described Talaaq as the most hated of permitted actions in the sight of Allah. (Abu Dawud) ____________________________________________________   Question and Answer: Q. I have a query regarding divorce. If a person has to give his wife the 2nd Talaaq, what …

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Monetary offering in lieu of Talaaq?

Nasihah (Advice): With regards to the treatment of the wife, Allah says in the Holy Qur’an:  And treat them (your wives) in a good manner. If you dislike them, then it is quite likely that you dislike something and Allah has placed a lot of good in it (Surah an-Nisaa, …

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Reconciliation after one revocable divorce

Nasihah (Advice):There is no superstition in Islam:   It is narrated on the authority of Abu Hurayrah (Radiyallahu Anhu) that Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said: “(In Islam) There is no such thing as contagion, bad omens, superstition and bad luck in Safar” (Sahih al-Bukhari, Hadith #: 5425) ________________________________________________ Question and …

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