Fatwa: # 44384
Category: Jurisprudence and Rulings...
Date: 18th March 2020


Would the full Mahr need to be paid?


If the marriage only lasted a month would the full muakhaar need to be paid?


In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.

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

If the divorce took place after consummation, then she is entitled to the full amount of dowry. However, if consummation did not take place, or there was no valid Shari’e isolation, then she will be entitled only to half the stipulated amount of dowry.[1]


And Allah Ta’ala Knows best

M. Akhtar

Student Darul Iftaa
South Africa

Checked and Approved by,
Mufti Ebrahim Desai.



[1]{وَإِنْ أَرَدْتُمُ اسْتِبْدَالَ زَوْجٍ مَكَانَ زَوْجٍ وَآتَيْتُمْ إِحْدَاهُنَّ قِنْطَارًا فَلَا تَأْخُذُوا مِنْهُ شَيْئًا أَتَأْخُذُونَهُ بُهْتَانًا وَإِثْمًا مُبِينًا} [النساء: 20]

التجريد للقدوري (9/ 4706)

إذا خلا الرجل بزوجته خلوة صحيحة، ثم طلقها فلها كمال المهر

الجوهرة النيرة على مختصر القدوري (2/ 15)

وإذا خلا الزوج بامرأته وليس هناك مانع من الوطء ثم طلقها فلها كمال المهر وعليها العدة

العناية شرح الهداية (4/ 488)

وَإِذَا خَلَا الرَّجُلُ بِامْرَأَتِهِ وَلَيْسَ هُنَاكَ مَانِعٌ مِنْ الْوَطْءِ ثُمَّ طَلَّقَهَا فَلَهَا كَمَالُ الْمَهْرِ

الفتاوى الهندية - ط. دار الفكر (1/ 540)

ولو خلا بامرأته خلوة صحيحة ثم طلقها صريحا وقال لم أجامعها فصدقته أو كذبته وجبت عليها العدة ولها كمال المهر

بدائع الصنائع (2/ 584)

لا يتأكد المهر بالخلوة حتى لو خلا بها خلوة صحيحة ثم طلقها قبل الدخول بها في نكاح فيه تسمية يجب عليه كمال

فتح القدير (7/ 137)

وَإِذَا خَلَا الرَّجُلُ بِامْرَأَتِهِ وَلَيْسَ هُنَاكَ مَانِعٌ مِنْ الْوَطْءِ ثُمَّ طَلَّقَهَا فَلَهَا كَمَالُ الْمَهْرِ

فتاوی عثمانیہ(5/ص247)

مہر نکاح کر لينے بعد کے خلوت صحيحہ سے لازم ہو جاہے


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