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Remarrying ex-wife during iddah

Fatwaa ID: 493

Assalaam alaikum Mufti Sahab, if a woman is in iddah due to khul, can she remarry her ex husband with new contract and mahr then or must she wait for iddah to finish?

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

After agreeing to a khula’ or issuing a talaaq baain, a person may get remarried to his now ex-wife with a new nikaah contract and new mahr. This may be done during the ‘iddah period. There is no need to wait until it’s termination.

And Allaah Ta’aala knows best.
Mufti Muajul I. Chowdhury
Darul Iftaa New York

07/09/1444 AH – 01/31/2023 CE | AML3-3180

وصل اللهم وسلم وبارك على سيدنا محمد وعلى ءاله وصحبه أجمعين

حاشية ابن عابدين (3/409)
وينكح مبانته بما دون الثلاث في العدة وبعدها بالإجماع


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