Marital Relation
Question :

If I was married to a woman in a permanent marriage and we have divorced, is the mother of my ex-wife still a Mahram to me? And does the ruling differ in case of temporary marriage?

Answer :

If a man conducts a marriage contract with a woman, it is permanently prohibited to marry her mother. This ruling does not differ between temporary and permanent marriage.

Wife's Niece
Question :

Is it the case that if a person wishes to marry his wife's niece, he cannot do so unless his wife permits it? Is it also the case if he wishes to marry his wife's aunt? In these issues, is there a difference between permanent and temporary marriage?

Answer :

Yes, the permission of his wife is required for it to be permissible for him to marry her niece. The man does not need the wife's consent to marry her aunt. There is no difference in the two scenarios between the two types of marriages.

Marrying the Daughter
Question :

If a man enters into a temporary marriage contract with a woman and has sexual intercourse, when this temporary marriage ends, is it permissible to marry her daughter by way of permanent marriage?

Answer :

When a man enters in any kind of marriage contract - whether temporary or permanent - with a woman, any kind of marriage contract with her daughter is invalid.

Marrying the Mother
Question :

Can a man marry temporarily the mother or the sister of a woman he had previously temporarily married?

Answer :

The marriage contract with the mother after conducting a marriage contract with her daughter is not valid; also, marriage with her sister is invalid as long as she is still in Iddah based on an obligatory precaution. After the Iddah end, he is permitted to marry her sister.

Sodomy
Question :

If a girl becomes unlawful to a man because of sodomy with her brother, then is there any atonement by which she becomes lawful again?

Answer :

Such an act does not have a religious Kaffara, and the prohibition is permanent.

Married Woman
Question :

Can a married woman who has a husband have temporary marriage with someone other than her husband?

Answer :

No, it is not permissible and it is the worst kind of adultery.

Iddah
Question :

Is it permissible to conduct a temporary marriage contract with a woman who is in her iddah period if they place a condition in the marriage that they will not have sex until the iddah is finished?

Answer :

It is not permissible to conduct a marriage contract with a woman during her waiting period (iddah) even if they included a condition in the contact not to consummate the marriage.

Adultery
Question :

If someone has had sexual intercourse with a married woman, and her husband has divorced her now, is it permissible for the adulterer to marry her now?

Answer :

Committing adultery is prohibited, and if the adultery is committed with a married woman, marriage with her becomes prohibited permanently based on obligatory precaution, even after she is divorced.

Adultery
Question :

If a married man committed adultery, does his wife become prohibited for him?

Answer :

Although what he has done is amongst the major sins but it does not make his wife prohibited for him.

A Sunni Man and A Shia Woman
Question :

A Sunni man was married to a Shia woman. After some time, they were separated. She filed for divorce against him in the courts. He went to a Sunni judge and divorced her but her civil divorce is not completed yet. Is she considered as divorced? Can she remarry again?

Answer :

If the divorce by the Sunni judge was based on the religious laws of the sect of the husband, the divorce is correct, even if it is not registered in a legal way. She can remarry after observing the waiting period (the iddah).