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Is this hadith about giving a pair of shoes as mahr authentic?

This hadith has been quoted in Jami' at-Tirmidhi and sunan ibn Majah other scholars like al-Bayhaqi have also quoted it. At-Tirmidhi himself qualified it as hassan sahih and added that the scholars ...
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Is our marriage valid given that my husband has not paid me mahr yet?

Basically it is permissible for the mahr to be given immediately -at the 'aqd of nikah- or delayed, or some of it may be given immediately and some of it may be delayed, according to whatever is ...
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Is Zakat payable on the mahr a wife is given?

As said in my comment above zakat is payable for an amount that reaches the nisab (a fixed amount of equal to a given amount of about 585 grams of silver or about 85 grams of gold, due to the fact ...
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What is permitted as dowry, besides money, for the bride? (Sunni viewpoint)

Darul Ifta Birmingham estimates the mahr of the daughters of the Prophet as £1146.28 and the minimum mahr as £23.88, based on calculating the then-current value of 10 dirhams (another estimate is ...
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How authentic is the report of Umar being corrected by a female?

This is a famous story but it is not authentic as its chains have weak narrators and gaps. The authentic version does not mention any woman or any retraction by Umar: قال عمر بن الخطاب ألا لا تغالوا ...
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What is the appropriate mahr for prospective bride?

There is no maximum amount of mahr. The customary mahr depends on various factors: the piety, beauty, intelligence, lineage, social status of the bride, the financial ability of the husband, the ...
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What is the appropriate mahr for prospective bride?

Islam has no concept of giving Dowry, but still, in several Muslim customs, this tradition seems to be increased. Particularly in regions like Pakistan, India and Bangladesh. In fact, the custom of ...
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Is it Islamically permissible to demand exorbitantly high alimony?

It is permissible to demand an exorbitantly high amount of mahr. The evidence is the verse of the Quran which mentions a husband having given excessive dower to his wife: وآتيتم إحداهن قنطارا فلا ...
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After divorce followed by converting back to Christianity, does an ex-wife need to return the meher?

Note that in Islam scholars say that mahr is not a condition for marriage to be valid. Read for example in al-Mawsu'a al-Fiqhiyya الموسوعة الفقهية: والمهر ليس شرطاً في عقد الزواج ولا ركنا عند ...
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Can a wife get a divorce if she is incapable of returning the mahr?

TL;DR: A husband may refuse khul' regardless of whether or not the wife is capable of repaying the mahr. Among the reasons a husband may refuse khul' is the inability of the wife to pay the husband ...
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Does my marriage stand valid if the Mehr is returned by my wife's parents?

A wife-initiated divorce is called khul', and your in-laws seem to be mistaken about the matter. Yes, a payment is made during khul' (ordinarily the mahr is returned), but there's two other ...
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Is a Muslim man required to give the same mahr to each of his wives?

I don't know of any narration or anything that would directly address what you are asking. Likely there isn't. Simply said, men should act fairly among their wives. So my answer is basically my ...
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Is a Muslim man required to give the same mahr to each of his wives?

ALl perfect praise be to Allah Nikah is a contract between husband and wife, and mahr is agreed upon amount by these 2 persons for this contract to be valid. There is no mention of mahr to be same ...
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