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Marrying your uncle’s divorced wife

 

Nasihah (Advice): Marriage proposals – Consulting with the spouse’s family

 

Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wa Sallam said: “Consult women about (the marriage of) their daughters” (Abu Dawood)

 

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Question and Answer:

 

  1. Q.My mother’s brother has divorced his wife who is also my age. I was considering marrying her after the Iddah period. Is it permissible for me to marry my mother’s brother’s ex-wife? Is it wrong to do so?

 

(Question published as received)

 

 

  1. Your mother’s brother’s ex-wife is considered a non-Mahram (stranger) to you. As such, it is permissible for you to marry your mother’s brother’s ex-wife after the Iddah period. (Surah Nisaa)

 

 

And Allah Knows Best

 

Mufti Ismaeel Bassa

 

Confirmation:

Mufti Ebrahim Desai

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