What is unilateral talaq?

Unilateral divorce means one spouse decides to terminate the marriage without the consent of the other.

What is the Islamic law for divorce?

Divorce is not something that is forbidden in Islam. Under the Quran, a husband can leave his wife for up to four months in a trial separation. Once that four-month period has elapsed, the husband and wife are to reunite to continue their marriage or obtain a divorce.

Can a Muslim couple remarry after divorce?

Although it is not encouraged, most Muslims agree that divorce is permitted if a marriage has broken down, and generally Muslims are permitted to re-marry if they so wish.

Can divorce be filed unilaterally?

Exercising such an option, an individual may unilaterally divorce their spouse, without the need to prove fault or irretrievable breakdown of marriage, or to obtain the consent of the spouse.

What are three Islamic divorces?

Triple repudiation, talaq thalatha, occurs when a husband pronounces three repudiations at once rather than divorcing his wife once, revocably, and simply allowing the waiting period to expire without taking her back.

Can I remarry my ex husband?

Remarrying an ex-spouse is fairly uncommon but it does happen. This typically happens with couples who married young and have been divorced for a significant period of time.

What is irrevocable divorce in Islam?

A revocable divorce will allow the husband to cancel it at any point up until the end of the three-month Iddat, or waiting, period. After this period, if the couple wish to reconcile, they must do so by getting married. An irrevocable divorce ends the marriage as soon as it has happened.

Can divorce be Cancelled?

You can change your mind about divorce and cancel the proceedings, providing both parties agree. If you reconcile at any stage, even after the pronouncement of the Decree Nisi (the middle stage of the divorce), you can ask the Court to rescind the decree and dismiss the petition.