Talaq-ul-Bid’ah is the divorce pronounced in one sitting. In other words, a man divorcing his wife by saying that he is divorcing her thrice in one sitting is considered Talaq-ul-Bid’ah or “Irrevocable divorce”.
What if the divorced wife wants a say on who will be the guardian of her children?
The mother is granted custody of the children until they reach puberty. The divorced wife cannot be deprived of her children’s custody unless she remarries, in which case the father will have the right to ask for their custody. If she does not remarry, she has the right to custody until they reach puberty.
What is the procedure for a man’s remarriage after the divorce?
After the divorce, the husband cannot remarry his ex-wife till she marries another man and he divorces her as well. This process is called Halala.
The husband waits for the completion of the Iddat period to re-marry his ex-wife again. In case of a second marriage before the completion of this period, it will be considered invalid, void, and has no legal effect.
What are the terms & conditions for custody and maintenance allowance in Pakistan?
Maintenance allowance is paid to divorced women until the woman remarries. Children’s custody will be decided by the court. Custody is usually granted to the mother, but if the mother remarries, then custody may be granted to the father.