Divorce

18 Dec 2019 Ref-No#: 2308

Aoa. I wanted to ask if a boy and a girl got married secretly which was just done verbally and no paper work was done, no signatures nothing. And now after some years the guy divorced her by saying ‘I divorce you’ thrice because they didn’t want to stay together and didn’t want to tell anyone. Now again at the time of divorce no paper work was done so can a girl marry somewhere else after observing iddha or is paper work compulsory for the divorce to take place?

Answer

Wa’alaykum as Salam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu,

After completing her ‘Iddah, the girl may marry another man. There is no need for any paperwork.