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Giving to zakat to family member who is in debt

One of my family member is earning and living well. However, he has his university debt that is still paying every month. Please note that this debt does not prevent him from living well Alhamdulillah....
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Do i need to pay debt i loaned as a kid

When i was a kid, about 10 years and didn't know about islam and about debt I was buying something and I didn't have enough money, I needed about 0.50$ so I asked to buy a thing and then I will give ...
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Received my lent money which the debtor acquired from haram source. Is it halal for me?

Some years ago, I've lent some money to my cousin who was in need. He had trouble paying me back for a long time until last week after I knew he got a lot of money enough to pay me back in full. But ...
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Is there any ruling about not paying off your debt and spending on yourself?

I leant my friend £400 no questions asked as he was my best friend. He had previosly paid me back straightaway when he borrowed money so I didn't doubt him. We have known each other for over 20 years. ...
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Negotiating credit-card debt for a deceased person due to the debt's size

My friend's dad passed away, leaving a huge amount of debt owed to credit-card companies. My friend feels obligated to pay his dad's debt, but since it is a huge amount, he can't repay the whole debt. ...
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Kaffara for not paying the full price of an item at time of purchase

I purchased an item some time ago when I was young. I didn't pay the full amount because I didn't have the required money. The shopkeeper let me have the item and said I can give him the remaining ...
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Is it compulsory to settle all debts prior to performing Hajj (pilgrimage)?

Assalaamu alaikum. Before going to Hajj pilgrimage, is it compulsory for an individual to settle all sorts of debts? If he or she has left any debt uncleared, will the Hajj performed be accepted by ...
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If interest is haram, how can a Muslim get a house or a car in modern times?

If interest is haram, how can a Muslim get a house or a car in modern times? The prices these days are so inflated it is impossible for regular people like myself to afford the so-called basic ...
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What if person dies in debt?

What if person dies in debt. His intention is to pay off all debts and he did not tell anyone about this and dies.What is ruling for this.
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Is the debt forgiven if the lender forgot?

I recently came to know the seriousness of having debts before dying. What if the situation arises where I borrow a very small amount of money, say the amount equal to the cost of a candy and after ...
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I am a Strong Believer of Allah SWT. But Why a Non-Believer of Allah SWT gets his things

This question still breaking my head. I am suffering from financial issues. I am seeking help from Allah SWT past 3 years through Salah, Dua and Dikhr. I had asked few friends, but still my debts are ...
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Can I give a part or full of my zakat to my father who has debt [duplicate]

Can I give a part or full of my zakat to my father who has debt and its increasing day by day for high interest rates.
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Do a women's debt and its repayment goes to her husband after she get married?

I heard one of the wife of my Muslim friend that she told him the debt of her acquired prior the marriage is now a part of debt that he is responsible to pay off because she will stop working after ...
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Borrowed a small amount

When I was 11 or 12, I borrowed a small amount from a teacher at my school during a trip and I cannot remember whether I repaid him back or not. I am too embarrassed to approach and ask him about this ...
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How do I pay back the debt I owed to my deceased mother?

I am a Muslim living in the UK. My mother lent me £25,000 so I could pay off my remaining mortgage in full. It was agreed that I would pay it back in instalments. Nothing was written down in the form ...
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Should I take loan from the bank at 1% interest or be forced to pay 9% interest by failing to pay rent?

Something happened and I lost my job, and I didn't have enough money to pay the flat rent. Here in Sweden if your late in paying rent, what they do is they start to take interest on the rent until ...
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Can the sum of already-contracted future debt be deducted from zakat due now?

I have paid a deposit to buy a home and an agreement of sales and purchase has been signed. But the full amount is to be paid next month and I'm calculating my zakat this month. Question: Can a ...