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: Ruling when Husband is Unsure which Wife he had Divorced

What should the husband do when he is unsure which of his wives he had divorced?

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Poverty doesn`t Absolve Husband from Paying Deferred Mahr Does poverty absolve husband from paying the deferred portion of Mahr(Bridal money) in case he divorced his wife? • Read More
Husband must Authenticate Divorce in a Sharia Court

Is it conditioned that divorce must be authenticated in a Sharia court and signed by both spouses?

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Some Rulings on Divorce Resulting from Dissension between Spouses What are the rights of a woman as far as the advanced and deferred portions of her dowry are concerned, in case she filed for divorce due to dissension between her and her husband? What is intended by "Dissension between spouses"? • Read More
New Marriage Contract Concluded after the Pre-Marriage Consummation Divorce doesn`t Invalidate Previous Occurrences of Divorce

Someone concluded a marriage contract with a girl then they disagreed and so he divorced her before the consummation of the marriage. Later on, he concluded a new marriage contract with her and they disagreed, so he divorced her again before the consummation of the marriage. Later on, he concluded a new contract and they disagreed, so he divorced her again. Does this count as a threefold divorce?

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Divorce Takes Place when Uttered by Husband Does divorce take place from the date of the divorce, or from the date of registering it at the court? • Read More
Is it permissible for a wife`s family to demand her husband to divorce her although she doesn`t want that? • Read More
Is a wife considered sinful if she asked for divorce because her husband married another woman? • Read More
Is a wife considered divorced if her husband refused to go to bed with her(for sexual intercourse) for two months? • Read More
Ruling when a Man is uncertain that he has Divorced His Wife What is the ruling of Sharia when a person is uncertain whether he has divorced his wife or not? • Read More
Divorce during Menstrual Period is Effective

If a man divorces his wife during her menstrual period, is the divorce effective?

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Does Wife`s Second Marriage Annul Instances of Divorce Issued to her by First Husband?

A man issued his wife a second divorce and she observed Iddah (It is the period a woman must observe after the death of her husband or after a divorce, during which she may not marry another man.) then married another man. The latter died and she observed Iddah then remarried her first husband. Is the first husband entitled to divorce her three times or one time? Kindly give the answer in light of strong evidence from the Hanafie school of thought.

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Had Sex with Wife after Issuing a Talaaq Baa`in to her

A husband had sex wife after he had divorced her for the third time and she got pregnant, what is the Islamic ruling on this?

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Ruling when Husband Utters Divorce Jokingly, or in the State of Intoxication or Anger

What is the ruling when the husband utters divorce jokingly or while in the state of intoxication or anger?

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Divorcing in Jest Counts as a Divorce

I was divorced a year ago. During Iddah, my husband wanted to take me back, but I refused and the Iddah ended. However, I remember that, before the last instance of divorce, he told me, "You are divorced," but he didn`t intend it as divorce, rather he was joking with me. Does that count as divorce?

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