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Is it compulsory to disclose mehar amount to people

Q:

Assalam Alaikum, My Nikah date is coming around and so on some problem too, There are some problem in finalizing Mehar amount. Girl parents want something which my parents are not ready. Can I ask to girl directly and give her Mehar amount before Nikah. And is it compulsory to girl that she should tell to her parents or if she is happy than she can choose whether she want to tell or not anyone.

A:

Bismillah

 
Thank you for your question. If the lady is a virgin, according to most jurists she needs the satisfaction of her father to get married. If his satisfaction is dependant on the amount of mahr then it is problematic to not consult him. Otherwise there is no need to involve anyone else.
 
May you always be successful 
 
Regards
Zohair Ali.