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Can father be a lawyer of his daughter’s nikkah?


Can father be a lawyer of his daughter’s nikkah? Please explain the following:
1, Is that allowed from shariyah perspective?
2,How people will perceive it from social point of view?
Your reply will highly appreciated.


Thank you for your question.

Father can be lawyer (vakil) on behalf of his daughter (bride). There is no problem in it as per Islamic point of view.

Kindly refer to the following link for more information

Following is the ruling from the Risalah Of Ayatullah Sistani :-
Chapter twenty-seven » Conditions of a marriage contract – Islamic Laws – The Official Website of the Office of His Eminence Al-Sayyid Ali Al-Husseini Al-Sistani
Ruling 2389. A marriage contract must fulfil the following conditions [in order for it to be valid]: 1. based on obligatory precaution, the formula must be said in Arabic. If the man or the woman are unable to say the formula in Arabic, they can say it in a language other than Arabic, and it is not necessary that they appoint an agent; however, they must use words that convey the meaning of …

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