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In-law’s house and musaafir

Fatwaa ID: 2270

Question:
اَسَّلَامُ عَلَيْكُمْ وَرَحْمَةُ اللهِ وَبَرَكَاتُهُ
If someone is the required distance away from home to be a musafir. But he is staying at his in laws house he cant pray qasr salaah because his in laws house counts as his house? I heard someone say that it doesnt matter how far ur in laws house is you cant shorten prayers there so i was curious

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

The house of one’s in-laws does not become one’s own house in virtue of marrying into the family. Unless he/she moves in with them or starts living there for prolonged times, the general laws pertaining to a musaafir will be applicable to him/her. Salaahs will be shortened in all applicable cases.

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

10/06/1445 AH – 04/15/2024 CE | AMG1-3868

وصل اللهم وسلم وبارك على سيدنا محمد وعلى ءاله وصحبه أجمعين

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