Category Archives: Inheritance

Test Tube Babies, Surrogacy and IVF

The following query was put to the maraji`: What should be the ruling regarding someone who wants to have a “test tube baby” or IVF? Imam Muhammad Sa`id Ramadan Al-Bouti (d. 1434 AH), may Allah be pleased with him, answered … Continue reading

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Full or Partial Adoption

A question was put to the marja`: What is the ruling on full adoption, which is adopting a child and giving him or her the last name of the parents and attributing the child to their lineage?   The marja`, … Continue reading

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