Fiqh of Divorce

How does Divorce work in Islām? Knowing the Basics

About the Webinar
Although divorce is the most detestable of Halāl things in Islām, it has been permitted for a reason. It should be the final resort and when that time comes, Islām prescribes specific guidelines as to how a man should divorce. If Islām has vested the authority of divorce in the man, he is responsible for issuing it in the right way. The majority of the problems in divorce matters lies in not properly understanding the Islamic system of divorce. Very few webinars you will find in addressing this issue. This unique webinar seeks to address the following important question.
1. What steps should I take before resorting to divorce?
2. Does divorce take place in anger?
3. Does divorce count if my husband was angry, influenced under black magic or depressed?
4. Are three divorces equal to one or three?
5. Does divorce in the British Court equate to an Islamic divorce? Are they the same or different?
6. Is it Haram for the wife to ask for a divorce?
7. On what grounds can a wife demand a divorce? And much more……
Join us in this exclusive webinar to explore the above through Islamic and practical guidelines with real-life case studies.
What will you learn in this webinar?
1. Mastered the basics of the Islamic system of divorce
2. Know how to apply the basic principle to your personal circumstance.
3. Know the answers to the most commonly asked questions about divorce
4. What legitimate grounds do modern Sharī῾ah Councils dissolve a marriage.

Presentation Format
The webinar aims to adopt a practical based approach than merely presenting an exhaustive list of instructions. The delivery format will be through visual PowerPoint with interactive case studies to allow the audience to engage with the topic. Islamic guidelines in light of the Quranic, prophetic advice and fiqh application will be explored through such practical case studies. There will be a Q&A session at the end and some exercise questions for everyone to ponder over.

Topics covered
1. The basic steps to resolving tension before divorce
2. How Divorce works in Islām in light of the Quran, Sunnah and interpreted by the classical legal schools.
3. Different types of divorce in Islām.
4. Addressing the most common questions about divorce.
5. Exploring the controversy of three divorces.
6. Occasions when the wife can Islamically ask for a divorce.
7. Divorce in the Court
8. Rulings pertaining to after divorce

About the Lecturer

Mufti Abdul Waheed currently serves as a full-time researcher at JKN Fatawa Department for over a decade to date. All of his research fatawas are approved and published on the JKN Fatawa website under the attestation of Shaykh Mufti Saiful Islam. Many of the fatawas Mufti Abdul Waheed has answered in the past until now include divorce, marriage, dietary laws, finance and personal worship. As part of the JKN Fatawa Department project, he also deals with Muslim marriage counselling to supports couples struggling with their marriage relationship and helps people search for a marriage spouse for over a decade. He has delivered marriage workshops in various cities and periodically contributes articles on marriage and communication building in the Al Mu’min magazine. He also lectures at JKN institute in Bradford in Islamic sciences such as Tafsir (Jalalain), Fiqh (Hidayah), Usool-ul-Fiqh (Usool Shashi), Arabic syntax and Islamic research (Buhooth al-Islamiyyah). He also lectures in the Takhassus fil fiqh course, a three-year part-time course that specialises in training students in Ifta at JKN institute and Al-Balagh Academy. He is also pursuing an MA in Islamic Education at Warwick University.