Seeking permission from the girl before getting her married

Q: Is it necessary for the wali (father or any other guardian in the absence of the father) of a baaligh girl to seek her permission before getting her married?

A: It is necessary for them to first seek her permission before getting her married.

و اما شروطه…ومنها رضا المرأة إذا كانت بالغة بكرا كانت أو ثيبا فلا يملك الولي إجبارها على النكاح عندنا كذا في فتاوى قاضي خان (الفتاوي الهندية 3/295-297)

Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)


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