5- What are the rights and obligations of a husband and a wife?
For Muslims, a husband has over his wife the rights below:
- To right to obedience in authorized matters
- The right to cohabitation
- The right to accompany him where he wishes to live, provided the marriage contract does not stipulate otherwise.
As for the wife, she may claim from the husband the following:
- A dowry
- Sufficient alimony
- Fulfilling intercourse
- A decent legal housing that only accommodates his parents or relatives with her consent.
As for the common rights and obligations, they include the right to enjoy each other and the right to inheritance.
Marriage between persons of different religions forbids inheritance.