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Zakaat for illegitimate child

Question: 

A Muslim woman has a child from a christian man out of wedlock. The child is now 8 years of age. This child is now in the custody of the father as the mother is not prepared to take care of the child. The father is prepared to send the child to Muslim School to continue with her education but cannot afford to do so. Is this child eligible for Zakaat? Who is the Wali of this child since the father is Christian? 

Answer: 

Keeping the name Muáawiyah

Question:

Respected Mufti Saheb, please can you advise if it is suitable to keep the name Muawiyah for a boy?

Please also can you provide some background on Muawiyah Radi allahu anhu.

Answer:

When it comes to picking a name for a child, the Asmā Ḥusnā' of Allāh, the names of Rasūl Allāh Ṣallallāh 'Alayh Wa Sallam, the names of the illustrious Ṣaḥābah Raḍi Allāh 'Unhum should be aspired towards.

child custody

Question:

I have a few questions pertaining to child custody after a divorce.
Would it be possible to assist me?
DAILY FIQH
Question: After a divorce, who is entitled to custody of the children?

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