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Talaq الطلاق is the Arabic word for divorce.

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Can I marry a Muslim man after civil marriage with another Muslim man got split-up (not divorced)?

I got married to a Muslim man in a civil marriage only and got split-up around 3 years ago but still haven't had divorced. I have now met another Muslim man who I love and we both want to get married ...
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Lying to get married, grounds for divorce, or will it reduce barakh in the marriage?

My husband and his family deceived me on many levels before we got married. Before I married him he had a severe case of cancer, which reached his bones and organs. It was also his understanding that ...
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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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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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Nikah before civil marriage? [duplicate]

I have converted to Islam 8 years ago but my husband does not hold the same religious beliefs. He is Sikh. I stopped all marital relations and it began to divide us greatly. He is rather prejudiced ...
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If a husband says 'talaq' to his wife jokingly, does 'talaq' happen?

My husband and I were watching TV where a man divorced his wife by saying "I divorce you" 3 times. My husband turned and said to me, referring to the man ' he said I divorce you, I divorce you’. Can ...
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What should be the wording of divorce?

I want to ask that if husband say "talaq talaq takaq" or say is talaq from my side instead of saying "I divorce you" would that be considered as divorce or not?
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Can someone divorce one brother to marry another?

Is there any provision in Islam for a woman to divorce one brother to marry another? If husband and wife are not living together for 8 years and husband is not taking any financial responsibilities ...
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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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My husband did not divorce me, but says he did in court; what is my marital status?

I'm separated from my husband since 12 years ago, he did not divorce me but in the court he said in front of the judge: "I have divorced her but she is denying it". What is my status in Islam? What ...
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Is there a punishment for someone who asks a woman to divorce her husband for no valid reason?

If someone/woman gives an advice(with a bad intention) to a woman to divorce her husband (for simple/non-valid reasons), What would be his/her punishment in the hereafter according to the Quran and ...
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Me and my wife only need Legal divorce papers but by mouth don't want to say neither she want

Me and my wife only need Legal divorce papers but by mouth don't want to say neither she wants. our purpose is to require only divorce certificate for settling in some other country and we want to ...
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Who can act as a witness for Talaq (divorce) in Islam?

Can one please confirm who the witnesses are? That they must have upstanding and integretity is my understanding. My husband has used his eldest who smokes illegal substances and on the 3rd that I ...
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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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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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Does a woman have to travel to where her husband live for the divorce to happen?

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?
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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 [closed]

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 take care of myself. I have explained my ...
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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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Will I be sinning (e.g. by arrogance) if I divorce my husband who I hate, given that he is the father of our 2-year old daughter?

I hate my husband. I can't stand him at all! We have been living separately for 18 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 ...
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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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Types of Divorce(Talaq) in Islam?

This is probably a very basic question. But I am getting conflicting results from Google regarding the types of Talaq or divorce in Islam. Could someone explain how many types of Talaq are there in ...
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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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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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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 ...
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