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INFORMATION: If you have received a civil divorce and your husband is refusing to grant you an Islamic divorce, many Islamic centres/Shari’ah bodies will grant you the Islamic divorce. Fees vary, ‘shop’ around; find out what you are paying for. [SEE NEWS FOR LATEST COURT JUDGEMENT ON THIS ISSUE]
MARRIAGE: Civil marriage or Nikkah; or both? Be informed of the dangers of being only a ”cohabiting couple” here On the other hand, you may have other issues in mind such as not wanting to risk the consequences of marriage breakdown with civil marriage; wanting to make your relationship legal in God’s eyes before the commitment of civil marriage. Research thoroughly.
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