Nafaqah is to provide for whomever one supports, Islam states that a wife is entitled to full nafaqah by her husband but with certain conditions such as validity of marriage and fulfilling marital deities by the wife.
The unanimity of Muslim scholars agrees that a Muslim woman is not allowed to marry a non- Muslim including those who follow Bahai’ism as it is creed concocted with elements from Buddhism and other religions.
A Muslim woman can marry a communist only if he believes that there is no other deity than God and Muhammed is God’s messenger. In other cases it is forbidden. This article answers this question in details.
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This article focuses on the decision to be taken when the term of custody of a child is over. An agreement should be reached with the approval of the child’s father or custodian, if not then the child is given the choice of either parent.
Islam has rulings fur custody, in the first place, the child’s mother takes custody, if not, then there is an order for those entitled to it. The child’s father is responsible for payment for the child’s custody.
Islam puts certain conditions for a person to be a child custodian some of them are: Being a Muslim, sanity, integrity, physical and financial ability and common sense. This applies to both men and women.
Islamic law puts certain rulings of custody. A child is in the custody of parents, providing their marriage remains in force. If they are divorced, custody is given to either of them, who quality, but women are given priority.
The testimony of 1 woman known to have integrity is sufficient to prove breastfeeding, because it is done in private. Such testimony is important because Islam prohibits marriage between milk brothers and sisters.
Breastfeeding forbids marriages like the blood relationship, with conditions. The relationship that created by breastfeeding entails two rulings, one causing prohibitions and another causing permissibility.
A waiting period is the time a woman waits after her husband's death to remarry. If she is not pregnant her waiting period is 4 months and 10 days, if she is pregnant her waiting period lasts until she gives birth.
The atonement for Zihar takes different forms: freeing a male or female slave, fasting two consecutive months, or feeding 60 needy people, atonement is obligatory to resume marriage.
Zihar means a man tells his wife that she is to him like a relative of his whom he cannot marry, it is forbidden in Islam. It requires atonement to be able to resume intimate marital relationships.
When a husband swears not to have sexual intercourse with his wife forever or for more than four months this is Ila’ and it is forbidden. If he doesn’t atone for his oath within this period the case must be put to a judge.
There are two types of divorce; Sunnah divorce and Bid’ ah divorce which differ in the number and the time of divorce. This article shows the difference between them and which one God has made lawful in His book.
Divorce formulae must be clear and with direct words. In case the husband uses ambiguous phrases; divorce will be subjected to his intentions. This article clarifies the reason behind this rule.
God has put rules and regulations for marriage dissolution (talaq) to safeguard wives and husbands rights when the relationship between them becomes very restrained and there is no way to save their marriage.
Khul is the dissolution of marriage upon wife’s request. It is a kind of final divorce, but in this case she has to pay back her dowry and all what her husband has given to her in order to get her freedom back.
In Islam a marital contract creates a set of duties and rights for both husband and wife in order to guarantee marriage stability and amicable life. This set includes; financial, sexual and companionship rights.
Dowry is an amount of money that the groom should pay to his to be wife at the time of marriage contract. It is mandatory by Quran and Sunnah and it becomes wife’s property. It is enjoined by God to honor brides.
There are essentials for marriage to take place in Islam such as having two spouses, commitment and acceptance, and of course, the commitment must precede the acceptance.
There are conditions for the validity of marriage such as acceptance, presence of the woman’s guardian, presence of witnesses and absence of any reasons that preclude the marriage.
A marriage proposal is a statement made by a man making clear that he wishes to marry a woman with the knowledge of her guardian, Islam puts some rules for the engagement.