What Is the Process for Delivering a Proposal For Someone’s Hand In Marriage?

Answered by Shaykh Abdurragmaan Khan Question: Assalam alaykum, What is the process for delivering a proposal to a family? If the girl is an illegitimate child and estranged from her father, can the proposal be given to someone else? Answer: Wa alaykum al-Salam May Allah reward you for your question. The proposal process is not […]

Will My Child Be Illegitimate If I Don’t Pay the Dowry of My Marriage?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam’aleykum Is it true that if someone refuses to pay the dowry of one’s marriage or can’t pay it due to death then the child born of this marriage will be considered illegitimate? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, No, what you have mentioned is incorrect. The dowry (mahr) […]

Should I Support Financially the Illegitimate Child of My Deceased Father?

Answered by Shaykh Shuaib Ally Question: Assalam alaykum, My father has passed away. I came to know that he fathered an illegitimate child with another woman. Should I inform my family of the situation? Is there any financial obligation on me towards this woman and her child? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, May God […]

Can I Claim a Child from an Illicit Relationship?

Answered by Sidi Wasim Shiliwala Question: I grew up with little familial guidance. In my early 20s I had a child from an illegitimate relationship. Ever since I found out about this child I denied it to my family, my wife and my friends. I have two young kids with my current wife. The love […]