Category Archives: Muslim Law

Muslim Law is the personal law of Muslims and deals with aspects such as marriage, adoption, divorce, succession etc. Our platform provides you with an in-depth understanding of Muslim Law and its basic principles through our well-designed study material.

Write a short note on Ijab-e-Qabool under Muslim Law

Question: Write a short note on Ijab-e-Qabool under Muslim Law. Find the answer only on Legal Bites. [Write a short note on Ijab-e-Qabool under Muslim Law.] Answer According to Muslim law, it is absolutely necessary that a man or someone on his behalf and the woman or someone on her behalf should agree to the marriage at one… Read More »

Write a short note on Ijma under Muslim Law

Question: Write a short note on Ijma under Muslim Law. Find the answer only on Legal Bites. [Write a short note on Ijma under Muslim Law.] Answer The term Ijma means a consensus, i.e. the agreement between all on a particular point of fact or law. When all the judges in the Supreme Court unanimously agree to a… Read More »

Write a short note on Puberty under Muslim Law

Question: Write a short note on Puberty under Muslim Law. Find the answer only on Legal Bites. [Write a short note on Puberty under Muslim Law.] Answer Every Muslim of sound mind who has attained the age of puberty may enter into a contract of marriage. Puberty means the age when there is a maturation of certain organs… Read More »

Write a short note on Dower under Muslim Law

Question: Write a short note on Dower under Muslim Law. Find the answer only on Legal Bites. [Write a short note on Dower under Muslim Law.] Answer A dower is a sum of money or other property which the wife is entitled to receive from the husband in consideration of the marriage. The Mahr (Dower) belongs to the… Read More »

Write a short note on Muta Marriage under Muslim Law

Question: Write a short note on Muta Marriage under Muslim Law. Find the answer only on Legal Bites. [Write a short note on Muta Marriage under Muslim Law.] Answer Muta marriage is a temporary marriage and it is a ‘marriage for sexual pleasure’ for a fixed period of time. It is only recognized by Shia Muslims. The essentials… Read More »

Write a short note on Iddat under Muslim Law

Question: Write a short note on Iddat under Muslim Law. Find the answer only on Legal Bites. [Write a short note on Iddat under Muslim Law.] Answer Iddat is commonly known as Iddah. It generally means a period of waiting or chastity that a married Muslim woman is supposed to observe, following the separation from her husband either… Read More »

Distinction Between Shia and Sunni Law of Divorce

The present article, “Muslim Laws: Distinction Between Shia And Sunni Law Of Divorce” will explore the distinction between Shia and Sunni laws of divorce, referring to personal law or statutes, and relevant case-law where applicable. While Muslim personal law is often thought of as a monolith in terms of the customs, usages and practices related to marriage and… Read More »

Guardianship in Muslim Laws

The present article, “Guardianship in Muslim Laws” will discuss guardianship under Muslim personal law in India, the different types of guardians, their powers and duties, with reference to statute and case-law, where applicable. Guardianship in Muslim Laws Guardianship of a minor refers to the overall supervision of the minor’s personality. It includes the care and welfare of the child including… Read More »