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A woman wants khula’

Fatwaa ID: 1716

Question:
Assalamualaikum
A relative wants khulaa.
As her father has passed away,and mother is not too well to communicate at such formal meetings.
So,is it fine that the girl herself talks to her in laws( and let’s them know of her intentions for khulaa)
while she is on conference call with her real brother,and other cousin sisters.

Answer:
In the Name of Allaah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
As-salaamu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullaahi wa-barakaatuh.

Khula’ refers to the wife requesting the husband for divorce in lieu of a monetary or material amount, as mutually agreed by both sides. The husband’s acceptance is necessary for the validity of the khula’. If he does not accept, then the khula’ will not take place. It is not necessary for the father, brother or anyone to talk or witness the khula’ request or agreement. If she wants someone to witness the exchange of the request and the acceptance or rejection, then that is permissible.

And Allaah Ta’aala knows best.
Mufti Muajul I. Chowdhury
Darul Iftaa New York
https://askthemufti.us/

02/21/1445 AH – 09/07/2023 CE | AML1-8280

وصل اللهم وسلم وبارك على سيدنا محمد وعلى ءاله وصحبه أجمعين

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