Legitimacy of children after hurmat-e-musaaharah

Q: If hurmat-e-musaaharaah has been established and the talaaq has not taken place. Thereafter the children were born. What about the spouses relationship and what about the children's?

A: The children will be legitimate. It is compulsory that the couple be separated with talaaq.

And Allah Ta'ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)