Fatwaa ID: 830
Assalamu aalykum ww
Does father-in-law stay mahram for the boy and girl after they are divorced?
In the Name of Allaah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
As-salaamu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullaahi wa-barakaatuh.
The father-in-law and the mother-in-law are eternal mahrams. They remain mahrams to their children’s spouses even after divorce or death. Notwithstanding this, modesty must be maintained in all conditions.
And Allaah Ta’aala knows best.
Mufti Muajul I. Chowdhury
Darul Iftaa New York
08/21/1444 AH – 03/13/2023 CE | AML1-7290
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