FAQs About Court Marriage and civil marriage in Pakistan

FAQs about court marriage, love marriage and civil marriage in Pakistan are replied here for knowledge and satisfaction of couples planning for court marriage.

What does a court marriage means?

A court marriage is, essentially, a marriage of one's own choosing that abides by the laws which govern it, while the state safeguards and protects one's freedom. At the heart of court marriages is the protection of free will, which is protected by law. The word "court", though not a legal term by itself, symbolizes the freedom of choice applied.

Is Court Marriage Allowed in Islam?

Court marriages are allowed within Islam, according to the Hanafi school of thought. Our court marriages are performed according to Islamic guidelines with the assistance of a Shar'ai (شرعی) Nikah Khawan.

Court Marriage eligibility? Is Court Marriage legal in Islam?

Court marriages in Pakistan are procted exclusively by THE MUSLIM FAMILY LAWS ORDINANCE 1961. Though the subject itself is contested among Muslim scholars, the Hanafi school of thought infers and permits court marriages within Islam.

Is Court Marriage good? Is Court Marriage compulsory?

It really depends on the circumstances of the couple. In Islam, the consent of a woman's guardian is required for marriage. Since there is a debate between different Muslim schools of thought regarding the subject, women find it convenient to get married without their guardians' consent.

What is a Court Marriage procedure? What is a Court Marriage procedure?

Free affidavit initiates the court marriage. Nikah Khawan convened the religious rituals. Attorney if appointed, is presented along with two witnesses

What is Court Marriage all about? What are Court Marriage rules?

Ans. Court marriage is all about Free Will. Religiously one needs approval from the guardian, the court marriage allows your alternatively the free will and the law protects the same.

Where is court marriage done?

Court marriage can be organized anywhere in Pakistan where you could present the bride and groom along with their witnesses.

Court Marriage certificate?

A completed Nikkhanama is followed by registration at the Register office. It is followed by the issuance of a marriage registration certificate or NADRA registration certificate.

Court Marriage documents? Which documents are required for court?

The following documents are required for a court marriage documentation: 1. CNICs or Passport copies of the spouses 2. Affidavit of “Free Will” on stamp paper 3. CNICs or Passport copies of Witnesses 4. Photographs of the bride and groom

Is there any Court Marriage law exists in Pakistan?

In Pakistan, the Constitution of Pakistan is the supreme law which governs matters of fundamental rights.

What is legal age for the Court Marriage?

In Sindh province and the Federal Capital, the legal age for marriage is 18 for both brides and grooms. Islam, however, holds different views regarding the age of the bride. In Islam, adulthood (Balughat) is defined primarily by physical characteristics. Girls between 14 and 16 are often considered adults or Baligh, but this isn't as strict a rule.

How to get a court marriage registered?

When a couple decides to register their marriage with the Nikah Registrar and Union Council, they must first attend a lawyer and a Nikah Khawan. This is followed by an Ijab-o-Qabool sermon, during which the Nikah Nama is prepared. Once the Nikah Nama is registered with the Nikah Registrar, it is forwarded to the Union Council for Marriage Certificate. The NADRA Marriage Certificate is then issued to the couple.

Is a Court Marriage is protected in Pakistan?

Yes, all court marriages are protected under the law and safeguarded by utilizing the free will of the parties involved.

What is the difference between Court Marriage and Civil Marriage?

In terms of legal validity, both marriages are valid. Which one a couple choose, depends on the couple. A court marriage is inexpensive and very convenient from a financial perspective.

What's the procedure for Court Marriage registration?

In order to register their marriage, the couple attends a Nikha Khawan, followed by an Ijab-o-Qabool sermon. Upon completion of the Nikah Khawan, the Nikah Nama is forwarded to the Nikah Registrar. The file, once registered with Registrar, is forwarded to the Union Council for Marriage Certificate, commonly known as a NADRA Marriage Certificate.

How many witnesses for a Court Marriage are required?

There must be two adult male witnesses for the Nikah to take place. The two people's profiles will appear on the Nikah Namama.

Can Court Marriage be done at home?

Yes, court marriage could be arranged at your convenience.

Can Court Marriage be done in one day?

Yes, the ceremony itself could be concluded within an hour. The certificate itself could take 3-7 days.

Can Court Marriage be canceled?

Court marriage itself establishes the legal contract between a wife and husband. The marriage can be dissolved by divorce or Khula.

Is a Court Marriage possible without a witness?

No, it is not possible for Muslims because Islamic Nikah can be solemnized in presence of two or more witnesses. However, we can arrange Muslim, adult witnesses for your Nikah.

Where to apply for Court Marriage?

Nowhere. You can ask us for arrangements and documentation of court marriage.

Where to apply for Court Marriage?

Contact number for consultation and appointment: 0333-1127831, 0316-1119655 or Visit our websites: https://rightlaw.pk & http://mohsin.court-marriage.com

Where to get Married through Court?

You can get married at any one of our offices in Karachi, Islamabad, Rawalpindi or Lahore. Just contact us or your family lawyer. Our law firm arranges court marriages on a daily basis.

Is there any Court Marriage helpline?

Here are the contact numbers for FREE consultation and appointment with our Senior Family Lawyers: 0316-1119655
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