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Who can be wali, and in what order?

The wali can only come from paternal side and the order is as follows: 01 Father 02 Grandfather (from the father’s side) 03 Great Grandfather (from the father’s side) 04 Son 05 Grandson ...
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How does a convert woman go about finding a guardian?

The Islamic state acts as the Wali for someone who does not have a Wali. In a non-muslim state, you should look for someone who has the qualifications of a qadi(judge) to act as your wali; a Mufti or ...
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Wali's right to marry off a virgin without her consent in different madhahib

Guardianship over arranging the marriage of a person without getting their consent is called ولاية اجبار . It is applicable over a person due to the following reasons: Being a minor. Being insane. ...
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Who can be wali, and in what order?

From Tafsir Al Qurtubi on 2:221 الخامسة ـ وٱختلف العلماء في منازل الأولياء وترتيبِهم؛ فكان مالكٌ يقول: أوّلهم البنون وإن سَفَلوا، ثم الآباء، ثم الإخوة للأب والأُم، ثم للأب، ثم بنو الإخوة ...
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Do Non-Muslim women need a wali to get married?

A non-Muslim woman needs only a Muslim wali when she has no other wali from her family. Under normal circumstances, the wali should be of the same religion as the bride. I could not find any ...
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Marriage of a women with dead gurdians

If all of her guardians have died or are not in contact and can not be contacted then the marriage contract must be witnessed by the ruler/elder/leader of that place as well as two more witnesses. It ...
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Who can be my wali if my parents don't agree to let me marry now but later?

The Hanafi school of thought has the view that an adult woman can carry out her own marriage, without the consent or involvement of a wali. They base it on the following verses of the Quran, arguing ...
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Do I need to get a divorce from a secret marriage to remarry?

It would be prudent to get divorce before moving forward. This will terminate the nikah if it was valid and will not do any harm if it was invalid. The Hanafis recognize as valid a marriage when you ...
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Is my father's irrational rejection of my marriage proposal enough of an excuse to have my brother be my wali?

I did some research on the matter and would like to share some of my findings with you: A father or a guardian (waly) should marry his daughter(s) or the woman he has been trusted to a righteous ...
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What role does the wali (guardian) play after a woman is married?

As said in my comment once married the walaya or wilaya (the guardianship) passes to the husband. The father or former wali is only significant in absence of the husband as a person of "trust"! This ...
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Why do only women need a wali for nikah?

The Qur'an in several verses clearly quote the necessity of a third party which gives permission for marriage, which is the wali: ... And do not marry polytheistic men [to your women] until they ...
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Does the father have to be present during the nikah or is his consent enough?

First I'll try to make things clear. Wali: Is the guardian of a lady. If alive the 1st and only choice is her father and after that the closest male relatives (but only if the father doesn't exist) ...
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Was my marriage valid given that there was no wali and my husband had no witnesses of his own?

I need more information to answer this question. However, the question seems to indicate that the questioner wants to know whether she committed zina or not. I will address that point. The question ...
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Are these two ahadith about guardian marriage contradicting each other?

The first hadith is not present in Bukhari, although Bukhari has a chapter named after this hadith. It can be explained in multiple ways: It is possible that the woman did not have any relatives who ...
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Who can be Wali of a woman who has no other Muslims in her family?

The waly of a former non-Muslim lady who converted must be a Muslim. She should chose him and he can't be from among the two necessary witnesses for the marriage. Usually people in such cases chose ...
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Nikah with a Non-Muslim

For a marriage to be valid in Islam there are a few things which must be checked first. Can the to be spouses marry each other? Are they blood relatives? Is there any prohibition for this marriage. ...
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Revert sister looking to get married ASAP

A Muslim lady in Islam needs a wali to get married based on the view of the majority of scholars, with the exception of imam abu Hanifa who holds the opinion that an experienced woman (who for example ...
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Why didn't Ali (RA) punish the assassin of Usman?

Salaam It must be considered that Uthman was not killed by a single person, whom can be sentenced to death by the Islamic ruler. Massive revolution by the Muslims, ultimately, led to death of Uthman....
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Can i get married without my dads consent

Of the four madhabs, Hanafi allows some leeway here while the other three require the consent of your wali. Regarding Hanafi, https://daruliftaa.com/nikah-marriage/does-the-hanafi-school-encourage-...
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Can my father be my Wali if I am unsure if he can be considered a Muslim?

We do not give personal verdicts on this site. If a person does not pray then he is a disbeliever according to some madhabs, although the majority do not consider that alone to be disbelief unless his ...
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Validity of a forced nikah?

In the name of Allah (God in Arabic), the most gracious and the most merciful. I am neither a scholar and by no means eligible to give any fatwa. I speak from the little knowledge that Allah has given ...
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Could Pre-Islamic Arab women arrange their own marriages?

The role of the guardian in the marriage of a woman predates the current Shariah. From the Quran we have evidence regarding its existence in the time of Lut عليه السلام and Moses عليه السلام: قال ...
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Who is my Wali?

Shaykh Ibn ‘Uthaymeen (may Allaah have mercy on him) said: If the wali refused to let a woman marry a man whose religious commitment and character are good, then guardianship passes to the next ...
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Why didn't Ali (RA) punish the assassin of Usman?

In the name of Allah, the Entirely Merciful, the Especially Merciful Briefly speaking, De facto, Othman was not murdered by just an individual, that he/she can be able to be punished by Islamic ruler,...
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How can a Muslim woman marry if her family members are non-Muslims and cannot perform the role of the wali?

If none of your family members are muslim, then a muslim Judge(Qazi) may act as your wali, if you can't find one then you may ask any person with the qualification of a judge or witness to act as your ...
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Was my marriage valid given that there was no wali and my husband had no witnesses of his own?

Sister, All conditions of the marriage seem to be fulfilled except of your wali (i am not 100% sure about it from your question). but in case as you did not had your wali, any wali could have been ...
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