Fatwa: # 18635
Category: Jurisprudence and Rulings...
Country: United Kingdom
Date: 2nd May 2010

Title

Is her ex father in law still her Mahram?

Question

As salaamu alaykum ww I would like to know the minimum mahr according according to today in british pounds. Also I would like to know after a womans husband has passed away is her father-in-law still mahram for you. Jazakallah khair for your time and help and may Allah reward you for your efforts. Wsalaam.

Answer

 

In the name of Allāh, Most Gracious, Most Merciful  


Assalāmu ῾alaykum wa Rahmatullāhi Wabarakātuh

 

Types of Mahr

Dirhams

Grams

Troy ounces

Minimum Mahr

10 Dirhams (silver)

30,615175

0.9843

Mahr Fatimi

480 Dirhams (silver)

1469,64495

47,24908

 

  1. You should valuate 30,615175 grams of silver to get the actual amount of Minimum Mahr for that day.[1]

 

  1. After the demise of the husband the father in law will remain a mahram for the wife.[2]

 

And Allāh Ta῾āla Knows Best
Wassalāmu ῾alaykum 

 

Ml. Luqman Hansrot,
Student Dārul Iftā

 

Checked and Approved by:
Mufti Ebrahim Desai
Dārul Iftā


[1] اوزان الشريعه (مفتي شفيع صاحب رحمه الله)

[2]   حُرِّمَتْ عَلَيْكُمْ أُمَّهَاتُكُمْ وَبَنَاتُكُمْ وَأَخَوَاتُكُمْ وَعَمَّاتُكُمْ وَخَالاَتُكُمْ وَبَنَاتُ الأَخِ وَبَنَاتُ الأُخْتِ وَأُمَّهَاتُكُمُ اللاَّتِي أَرْضَعْنَكُمْ وَأَخَوَاتُكُم مِّنَ الرَّضَاعَةِ وَأُمَّهَاتُ نِسَآئِكُمْ وَرَبَائِبُكُمُ اللاَّتِي فِي حُجُورِكُم مِّن نِّسَآئِكُمُ اللاَّتِي دَخَلْتُم بِهِنَّ فَإِن لَّمْ تَكُونُواْ دَخَلْتُم بِهِنَّ فَلاَ جُنَاحَ عَلَيْكُمْ وَحَلاَئِلُ أَبْنَائِكُمُ الَّذِينَ مِنْ أَصْلاَبِكُمْ وَأَن تَجْمَعُواْ بَيْنَ الأُخْتَيْنِ إَلاَّ مَا قَدْ سَلَفَ إِنَّ اللَّهَ كَانَ غَفُورًا رَّحِيمًا
(القرآن الكريم , سورة النساء, 23)

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