Muslim Divorce if Husband Is Impotent

Last updated on Apr 8, 2022

Under Muslim law, you can file for divorce if you find out that your husband is impotent or even if you knew throughout your marriage that your husband was impotent. In this situation your husband can do either of the following:

  • Accept in front of the Court that he is indeed impotent.
  • Deny the impotency allegation in Court and prove that he is free from any physical defect of impotency.
  • File an application to the Court to give him one year to medically fix the problem. If after a year, he is not impotent, then the Court cannot grant a divorce in your favor.

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