VERY URGENT:Divorce while Drunk



One of my friend, he was drunk and was informed later that he fought his wife and gave talaq. This guy does not remember anything and he says that I can say that by putting my hand on Quran in front of 40 people that I don’t remember anything. The guy repented in front of me and cried also. He needs suggestion whether he should believe on what his relatives say? Pl. inform ASAP whether talaq/divorce happens even if the person does not remember anything?



Wa `alaykum salam,

The divorce of a drunkard does not count as such. But, if you live in a country where there is shariah court refer the case to it so it can determine whether his wife should stay with him or separate from him.

Imam Senad Agic
American Islamic Center – Chicago

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