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complicated divorce question: signing Divorce agreement in presence of two witnesses without verbally saying it? Is this divorce valid?

Almost 6 months ago I asked for Khullah. Three months ago my husband signed the divorce papers without reading it through in presence of two witnesses. One witness was present in the room and the ...
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When is dowry (Haq-Meh'r) farz?

Assalam-0-Alaikum, I want to know (with references to authentic sources) that is the dowry amount (Haq-Meh'r) still payable to bride if the couple only did the Nikkah (then the bride went to another ...
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WHat Constitutes Reconciliation in an Islamic Marriage

My husband is a Muslim and was married for 10 years with no children birthed in the relationship. In 2005, my husband gave his wife's family a letter of divorcement. However marital relations ...
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How to deal with a Wife asking for mehar after she has forgiven it?

A nikaah took place in which half of the mehar was paid and half was decided to be paid later. However after a year the wife said to the husband that she forgives the remaining portion of mehar and ...
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Is having sex after a divorce was given via text message considered reconcilation or zina?

My husband has divorced me by a text message and applied for court to prove. It is not yet approved from court. As far as I know it is a divorce. Within the next one month he had sex with me. So will ...
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Is it right for the husband to divorce his wife because of financial constraints?

Is it right for the husband to ask for divorce just because he is facing financial trouble due to losing a job because of a license (he was a doctor) and he is finding it difficult to get a job. I am ...
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Man can have no more than 4 (or 3) wives applies for any given point in time or a limit on the number of marriages?

When it is said that a man can have 4 (or 3)* wives does it mean that he can't have more than 4 wives simultaneously, at any given point in time? Or does it mean that he can't marry more than 4 times ...
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Divorcing a Christian Woman if you are Muslim man living in different countries

I am christian he is Muslim. He is in Morocco and I am in the U.S. If he wants to divorce me, will I have to travel to Morocco for the divorce to happen? Does it have to be face to face? Just ...
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Can a nineteen years old girl get divorce?

I am a 19 years old girl and I want divorce. Does a girl's parent have any right to stop or force that girl from having divorce even if she wants a divorce from her husband?
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What is the reasoning behind argument that saying i give you divorce 3 times doesn't count as at all

I am not asking for that whether this causes a saying i divorce you three times causes divorce or not. I know there are three opinions. saying three times at one point does cause complete divorce. ...
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Is divorce the best solution for my problem

I have been married for 7 years. During this time since the day of my nikah my husband has taken absolutely no financial responsibility for me. I work and so take care of myself. I have explained my ...
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A question on divorce

I hate my husband.. I cant stand him at all! We have been living separately for18 months now.. We have a daughter aged 2. Though he is a bad husband, he is a good parent. I do not wish to deprive my ...
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What is the status of the divorce if it were given through court stamp paper according to Shia Islamic law?

My marriage broke up in 2007 after my wife was caught cheating. She was taken away at her own request by her family and I have not seen, heard, talked or have had any other contact with her or her ...
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Does one have to say the words of divorce to be divorced?

I will like to divorce my wife, I have not spoken to her for 1 and a half months. If I do not speak to her for 6 months to a year, would we be considered divorced? or do I have to say the words in ...
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Can a divorced woman talk to her ex-husband considering the child(ren) from that previous marriage?

A woman had married first time and had a child with that husband but then they divorced later. The woman married again. Is she allowed to talk with the first husband because they have a child. And ...
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Why doesn't divorce require witnesses (Sunni View)?

(I originally asked the same question but it was answered only by Shi'a brothers. Since there were no Sunni answers, I accepted that answer and opened this new question requesting a Sunni view.) Why ...
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According to Shi'ism, does divorce require witnesses?

In Sunni Islam, I am often told that divorce can be performed without witnesses, which doesn't really make sense to me since everything in Islam requires witness (even when an adulterer commit ...
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What does Islam say about marriage after divorce

What does Islam say about a person who had only one wife and has divorced her now. Does the rule varies if they do or don't have children? If yes, how? Can the person remain single after that?
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Is meher payable even after a divorce demanded by wife?

Sometimes the meher is not given, or is not given in full, at the time of marriage, rather the man promises to provide the meher at some later date. This question regards the situation where the wife ...
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Is a divorce valid without witness?

If a person divorces his wife without presence of anyone else it is valid? in other words Is a divorce (Talaq) valid without any witness?
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Just reciting “Talak” thrice commits divorce?

According to my knowledge for a non-muslim to become muslim he/she has to recite sura' Fatia. And just reciting is not enough. It should be felt from heart and be believed. On the other hand just ...