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Am I Divorced?

Q:

If husband abandons his wife for 5 years, lives in another country, marries another woman, does not contact with abandoned wife, does not pay for her or their children,s expenses, is their nikkah still valid, or is it invalid and she can marry another man. Please answer this question urgently, kind regards and Allah Hafiz.

A:

Salaam Alaykum,

Following are the Conditions of Divorce: http://askanalim.org/node/2534

So according to this, your nikaah is in place (valid) and you cannot re-marry until you get divorced officially.

Ask An Alim Team.