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Are We Still Married Or Divorced?

Q:

Assalamu Alaykum Hazrat Mufti sahib,

I would like to ask u something about my marital issue. I got married in 2004 in Pakistan but I don't have any marital/physical relations with my wife since 2006. She sent me an affidavit in 2010 which stated that I can meet my son anytime n we are divorced. I sent that affidavit to home office in 2011 and 2012 along with a witness statement which stated that my marriage has been broken down in Pakistan and I also mentioned about that affidavit from my wife. I signed under this sentence '' The contents of this witness statement are true to the best of my knowledge and belief" I just want to know that if we r still married or divorced after all this happening?

please reply me with ur kind advice, thx a lot Jazak Allah. Allah Hafiz

A:

Wa alaykum asalaam,

You both are still married.
Consult the scholar of your region to show you how to declare a divorce
decree verbally with all the conditions available, there are few conditions
mentioned in the book of law of A.A. S. Ali ALSISTANI DZ.
http://www.sistani.org/english/book/48/2357/
http://www.sistani.org/english/book/49/2415/

if those conditions are not met, the decree of divorce will be invalid.
If you don't know the conditions please let us know.

Duas
Safdar Razi Master