Divorce Query

Divorce Query


Assalamualaykum Mufti Sb.

I have a very urgent question which I request you that if you can also get it checked by your Mufti teacher plz.

A couple days back, my brother had an argument with his his wife in which he said the following exact words just one time: “ I will divorce you ”. He said he never intended divorce when saying these words.

Will divorce take place. Could you get back to me as soon as possible please as I said its very urgent.

Jazkallah Khayr.


In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful,

As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.

Brother in Islam,

The statement: “I will divorce you” is a threat to divorce and an intention to issue divorce in the future. Accordingly, in the enquired situation, the divorce does not take place.[i]

Brother, you should explain to your brother that it is imperative that a person be wary of the things he utters regardless of any emotions he may be experiencing. He should be careful not to say such things that he may regret later.

And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best

Hammad Ibn Ismail Jogiat

Student - Darul Iftaa

Cambridge, Ontario, Canada

Checked and Approved by,

Mufti Ebrahim Desai.

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اگر سوال میں ذکر کردہ واقعہ صحیح ہے تو چوںکہ آپ نے طلاق نہیں؛ بلکہ طلاق کی دھمکی دی ہے، لہٰذا اس جملہ سے آپ کی بیوی پر کوئی طلاق واقع نہیں ہوئی