Please explain for my case. We have interfaith marriage through civil registration, have two daughters (2 years and 6 months). The one who followed the religion of the husband for 2 years, and 6 months joined the religion of the wife because there was a fundamental problem that could no longer be found a solution. If there is a divorce, what about custody? Can the children be divided, the husband remains the same for 2 years, and the wife 6 months, but still the husband’s responsibility for the cost of the 6 month child? Please explain, thank you in advance.
Religion and Child Custody
You did not completely specify the religion of you and your partner. We will explain in the case that for example you and your partner are Muslim and non-Muslim.
As stipulated in the Article on divorce, it does not eliminate the obligation of the father and mother to care for and educate their children. The article also states that if there is a dispute over the control of children, the court will make the decision.
This means that regarding child custody, if no agreement is found between husband and wife, it is resolved through court channels. But as an illustration of the distribution of custody, if we look at Islamic Law, we can refer to, in the event of a divorce, the care of children who are not or not yet 12 years old is the right of the mother, while the care of children who … Read More