Rights of adopted bio parents.
Mu' meneen Brothers and Sisters,
As Salaam Aleikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. (May Allah's Peace, Mercy and Blessings be upon all of you)
One of our brothers/sisters has asked this question:
What if some one gives his child to his brother permanently, does they have any rights on that child in future life dicisions?e.g marriage etc. kindly answer in detail?
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Rights of adopted bio parents
In the name of Allah, We praise Him, seek His help and ask for His forgiveness. Whoever Allah guides none can misguide, and whoever He allows to fall astray, none can guide them aright. We bear witness that there is none worthy of worship but Allah Alone, and we bear witness that Muhammad (saws) is His slave-servant and the seal of His Messengers.
Allah says in the Holy Quran Chapter 33 Surah Ahzaab verses 4-5:
Allah has not made your adopted sons your real sons. These are the things which
you utter from your mouths, but Allah
says what is based on reality; and He
Alone guides to the
If one gives their child to their brother or another for any reason whatsoever, the biological parents will still hold all the inherent legal rights of their child.
Although the adopted parents may have some moral rights on the child they raised, all the legal rights of the child remain with the biological parents in Shariah Law.
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