Friday 13 Sha‘ban 1445 - 23 February 2024

Does signing a divorce paper count as divorce?


If a husband receives an official form from the court on which is written the words “I divorce my wife” and he signs it, is that counted as a divorce?


Praise be to Allah.

Yes, this is a divorce if the name of the wife is written on the form.

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Source: Shaykh Ibn Jibreen