One talaaq given

Question ID: 26713

As Salaam,

I have 2 questions.

1. When the husband issues one talaq, is it valid if it is done via sms bearing in mind that the wife does not answer her phone.

2.Does a women have to be at home when the the talaq is given/issued?

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Asked on July 22, 2014 11:34 pm
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1) If the husband himself acknowledges and testifies that he sent the Talaaq via SMS then one Talaaq has occurred regardless of whether the wife 'received it' or not. She has no choice to receive or reject it. It is has happened.
2) No.
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Answered on July 22, 2014 11:34 pm