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Status of ‘In Laws’ in Islam?


What role do a girl’s in laws ( mother in law and father in law) play in her life according to Islam ? Does quraan and/or Hadith give us specifics on the status of in laws in Islam ?


Alaykum Salaam

Their status requires from her a respect greater than ordinary elders and less only than her own parents and husband.

Kind regards

Abbas Jaffer