This research aims at introducing a study of one side of the rights of wives in the personal status law. We have introduced this study with the lawfulness of the dowry in Islam and the rights of women in getting a dowry and a dwelling suitable for matrimonial life. The study also highlights the obstacles that encounter marriage and ways of dealing with them according to Islamic faith. It also undertakes the issue of a bride’s package, its problems, disputes and its traditional norms in same areas; it also deals with the law governing on bride’s package (dota) for nonmuslims. The research concludes with a call for revoking the dominant traditions which do not agree with the Islamic law, and with the major results that the research arrives at.