Question: Is it possible for a Muslim to marry an American?

Most couples with Islamic marriage contracts intersect with the U.S. legal system when they register for a civil marriage license, and for some, in the event of divorce when they present the contract to an American court for enforcement.

What is temporary marriage in Islam?

The temporary marriage, or nikah mutah, is an ancient Islamic practice that unites man and woman as husband and wife for a limited time. Historically it was used so that a man could have a wife for a short while when travelling long distances. It allowed us to meet without breaking the bounds of Sharia [Islamic law].

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