On the Requirement of a Virgin Lady's Guardian's Permission to Contract Marriage:

Religious Authority: 
Mohammad Ali Gerami
Fatwa Question or Essay Title: 
On the Requirement of a Virgin Lady's Guardian's Permission to Contract Marriage:

A girl who has reached the puberty as well as maturity and comprehends what is in her best interest had better seek her father or guardian's permission before she gets married if she is a virgin. However, in our opinion such permission is not a requirement for validity of such marriage. The marriage would be valid even absent such permission.

دختري كه به حد بلوغ رسيده و رشيده است، يعني مصلحت خود را بخوبي تشخيص مي‏دهد، اگر بخواهد شوهر كند - عقد دائم يا موقت ، چنانچه با كره باشد، بنابر احتياط بايد از پدر يا جد پدري خود اجازه بگيرد. ولي اقوي اين است كه اين اجازه شرط صحت عقد نيست و اگر بدون اذن و اجازه هم انجام شود عقد صحيح است