Khula valid

Mu' meneen Brothers and Sisters,

As Salaam Aleikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. (May Allah's Peace, Mercy and Blessings be upon all of you)

One of our brothers/sisters has asked this question:

Salam. I want to ask tht I got khula from court legally signed by the judge on 19 dec. but my husband was not agree to give khula n now he is trying to contact me n says tht u r still my wife coz I didn't sign the paper by myself n he sayz sorry for wht he has done n wants me to come back but I don't wanna go back as I can't trust him anymore. So my question is do I really need his sign to come out of his nikah n as itz already been a month of khula signed by the court so my iddat time has finished or stil 2 more months r left N ? what should I do to get his sign as he still consider me his wife n force me to talk to him.

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If you have got legal papers to prove that khula has been granted and a month of iddah has passed then you are legally separated and now your ex-husband becomes a non-mehram to you. You will need to perform a new nikah with witnesses and mehr conditions if you wish to marry this man. You do not need his signature for the khula to be valid. The judgement is sufficient.

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