intimate during iddah invalidates the talaaq
- 27 Aug 2000 15:48:03
In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.If your husband issued you only one Talaaq and he did not revoke it verbally or physically by being intimate with you thereafter, the divorce will be valid. Since you had your womb removed (hysterectomy), your Iddat will be three months. If you were intimate after the Talaaq during the Iddat, then the Talaaq is revoked. If you do not wish to live as husband and wife, he will have to issue you another divorce. It is the father's sole responsibility to maintain all his children, son and daughters. The argument presented by him is baseless.
and Allah Ta'ala Knows Best
Mufti Ebrahim Desai
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