1. A child born within six months after the marriage – the child is Illegitimate unless the father acknowledges the child.
2. A child born after six months from the date of marriage is presumed to be legitimate.
3. A child born after dissolution of marriage is legitimate-
a. Under Shia Law if born within 10 months.
b. Under Hanafi Law if born within 2 years.
c. Under Shefai and Maliki if born within 4 years.
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