Wife says “divorce me”, & her husband says: “OK”

Reference: Fataawa Mu’aasirah – Page 86

Question: The questioner says, she said to her husband “divorce me”, so he said: “I agree (OK)”, or she said to her husband: “I want a divorce”, so he said: “I agree (OK)”. So does the divorce stand in this manner [with the use of these words]?

Response: The divorce does not stand in this manner [with the use of these words].

Abu 'Abdullaah

About Abu 'Abdullaah

– from London, UK. He is a graduate of the Islaamic University of Madeenah, having graduated from the Institute of Arabic Language, and later the Faculty of Sharee’ah in 2004.