A Written Divorce Read Later

Question

A person writes out three divorces to his wife and then intends to hand the written Talaaq over to her. However, before handing it over, the couple reconcile. The wife finds the letter under the vehicle a few days later. Does the Talaaq fall? When is the Talaaq effective?

Answer

If the Talaaq was written in the absence of the wife, it came into effect from the moment it was written.

Checked and Approved By:

Mufti Muhammed Saeed Motara Saheb D.B.

References

(رد الحتار، ٣: ٢٤٦، سعيد) 

(بدائع الصنائع، ٣: ١٠٩، دار الحديث)

(فتح القدير، ٣: ٤٠٣، مكتبة رشيدية) 

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