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Talaq is the Arabic word for divorce.

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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 ...
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Is Iddah required if the couple has been seperate for a time before divorce?

A lady is living without her husband from last 7 months, as her husband is working abroad and she is living at her patents' home. Her husband has divorced her now. My question is regarding iddat (...
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Are women who are divorced after the consummation entitled to maintenance?

Can a woman demand maintenance from her husband if she was divorced after the consummation of the marriage? What is the view of the majority of the scholars regarding this?
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May I remarry in islam before mutual legal divorce is final?

I became Muslim last year while I was legally separated from my (non-Muslim) husband. Our legal divorce is mutual and still being processed. Does that prohibit me from getting a Nikah done with a ...
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What if I find that after we have a nikah we are not compatible? (Sunni viewpoint)

I understand and know that marriage is a big deal. I am looking forward to getting married, Alhamdulillah and Inshallah. Question is: What if I find that when meeting a potential spouse that the ...
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Is it possible to remarry my husband after being divorced years ago?

My husband divorced me during menses 11 years ago. He uttered the divorce words three times in one meeting, then I went back to my parents house. After 2 weeks, a group of ladies from my family went ...
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Any other procedure for Divorce for women other than Khula?

Someone asked me and i don't know the answer so please anyone have the answer then reply me that is, in islam, is there is any way for women to take divorce other than khula and her husband is so ...
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When is it possible to take back your wife after divorce?

I want to know when you have divorced you wife, is there a time limit that you can take her back?
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What should a wife do if the husband has given more then 3 talaq's and denying it according shari'a?

My husband gaved me talaq at 4 different times without any witness. He is now denying that he gave only twice and takes oath of Quran. Here muftis in India say that witnesses of men would be ...
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Whom did the Prophet divorce?

In the tafsir of ibn 'Ashur (التحرير والتنوير) of verse 33:6 I found a quote saying that our Prophet divorced a woman from Kindah before consuming the marriage. My question is did he divorce any ...
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Can a woman marry before divorce?

A woman got married to another man a few days before khula with her first husband, although the khula process was going on for more than six months and the woman and first husband had been separate ...
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How can a child marriage be anything but forced?

EDIT: I am putting a bounty on this question. Therefore I added references and precisions to address the comments (some of which, I believe, seem to have been posted without reading this question). ...
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After my husband wrote talaq three times, then said it three times, is our talaq valid? [duplicate]

My husband gave me all 3 talaq at once. He wrote on a page: talaq, talaq, talaq. A week later a mufti said it was not valid. He then recited I divorce you, I divorce you, I divorce you. He now states ...
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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 are the steps that the wife needs to take to divorce her husband?

There are many answers as to how men can divorce women but there are no answers as to how a wife can divorce a husband. I was married for 18 months. It has been 3 months since I left my husband. I ...
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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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How does triple talaq work in conjunction with court?

I have heard that in Islam three divorce are given with the interval of a month. And of divorce in iddah if they change their mind they can get together. And girl get notice through court how does ...
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If my husband was unaware of the consequences of three talaqs, is still valid?

My husband is a revert and he gave me three talaqs, but he wasn't really sure of what he was doing because he thinks we can reconcile even if he give me three talaqs. So if he was unaware of what he ...
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Does a barren woman need to complete iddah (period of waiting) after divorce?

If a woman can't have children as she had her womb removed or her tubes severed which means that she will not "conceal what Allah has created in their wombs if they believe in Allah and the Last Day. ....
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What is the period of iddah after Khula?

What would be the period of Iddah for a women who took Khula after 4 years of separation from her husband in her 7 years of married life. Within these 7 years she lived 3 years with her husband and 4 ...
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If my husband does not divorce me, is it possible for me to divorce him? Can I say 'I divorce myself'?

I want to go through with a divorce as things are not working out. My husband lives abroad and the last time I was with him was 9 months ago. He is refusing to give me a divorce, but he says I can ...
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How does one go about getting an Islamic divorce in the USA?

When there has been an Islamic (but interfaith) marriage conducted, and it is found out later that the couple are unable to create a good marriage (i.e no common ground, no shared interests...nothing ...
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Am I divorced Islamically?

When we first got married. my husband was a kind and gentle man but after several months, he became a different person. Not wanting me to be out, screamed at me. He didn't want to go find a job and ...
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How do I ask my husband for khula, when the problem is with me? [closed]

Assalamulaikum, I have been married to my husband for almost 7 years, we got married in Pakistan and live in the UK. Despite having a pretty normal and supportive relationship, with all its highs and ...
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Can I marry an Egyptian man who remarried his ex-wife?

My fiance is Egyptian. He went back to Egypt last July 25th. Before he left, we decided to get married after he would return to UAE. He was divorced before but he returned to his ex-wife, can we still ...
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One talaak to wife and want reconciliation, what do I need to do?

We have been married for last 3.5 years with no child. Due to some quarrel of my wife with parents. I, in total anger, gave her 1 talaak. I want her back in my life as her parents took her with them. ...
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Is it sinful I want a divorce from my husband?

Assalamu Alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuhu. I'm in need of advice regarding my marriage. I have been married to my husband for more than 5 years and we have a child together. I haven't worked ...
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After Khul'a: How can husband and wife reconcial -if they want to?

In case that Khul'a الخلع happened and the wife and husband have legally been separated, but want to get back together. I assume that there's no turning back (reconciliation) within the 'Iddah as it ...
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Can a man who is now divorced remarry?

Can a man who had only one wife and is now divorced remarry? Does the rule vary if they do or don't have children? If yes, how? If it's allowed, is it compulsory or optional?
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I want to get married with the intention of only having sex?

I'm a 28 yr old(sunni) guy with strong sexual urges, I would like to fulfill them in a halal maner. I have been searching for my ideal wife for 3 yrs now but can't find her, I am now considering ...
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How to divorce my husband [closed]

Assalamu alaykum! I'm working in abroad and married, before I came here, the relation between me and my husband was not in good condition, until I found a relationship here and fell in love. I ...
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After the husband saying “I give you talaq 3 times”, pregnancy, and him leaving the country for two years, what is the status of their marriage?

A Muslim sister was married some time back and just few days later she discovered her husband was having an affair and zina with his elder brother's wife. And when she said anything about this, he ...