1. Talagh brain: A husband may not return to his wife after this divorce unless they have a new marriage contract. This divorce applies in six situations:
(a) The divorce of a wife who is under age nine.
(b) The divorce of a wife who is past menopause.
(c) The divorce of a wife who did not have intercourse with her husband after marriage.
(d) The third divorce between a husband and the same wife (see “3” below).
(e) Talagh khola: Where a wife does not want to stay married to her husband and remits her dowry or any money to her husband so that he will divorce her.
(f) Talagh mobarat: Both parties have a mutual desire for divorce. In this case, a wife may pay her husband to get the divorce.
2. Talagh ruja: This includes all categories of divorce other than those mentioned above. After this divorce, the husband may return to his wife without a new contract as long as she is in iddah.
(a) In this divorce, a husband may not turn his wife out of her house.
(b) The wife should not leave her home unless it is absolutely necessary (during her iddah).
(c) A husband may return to his wife under either of the following conditions:
(1) By stating that he wishes to return to her.
(2) By showing through his actions that he wishes to return to her.
3. If a man divorces his wife for the third time, she becomes haram for him to remarry unless all of the following conditions are fulfilled.
(a) She permanently remarries another man.
(b) The wife and her second husband have sexual intercourse.
(c) The second husband either divorces her or dies.
(d) She completes her iddah for the second husband.