Zaid Alsalami, Shaykh Dr Zaid Alsalami is an Iraqi born scholar, raised in Australia. He obtained a BA from Al-Mustafa University, Qom, and an MA from the Islamic College in London. He also obtained a PhD from... Answered 1 year ago

Bismihi ta'ala

Irrespective of what level you wish to take the relationship, it is still necessary for her father to give consent in order for the marriage contract (temporary or permanent) to be valid and legitimate. 

And Allah knows best.