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The structure of family organization is recognized upon members’ relationship and their rights and duties. The distinction of paternal, maternal, child and couple roles cause distinction in rights and duties. Therefore the rights and duties of roles are bilateral but deferent. Two characteristics explain the power division in family: biological abilities and expenditure. Man in his marital role has the prevalent power in Islamic family, but not an absolute power. His power is legitimate only within the range of justice and good. Therefore Islamic family is a husband-centered family with a bilateral tendency. Husband’s power means his right of decision about settlement or sexual relationship. Also wife power means her financial rights like dowry and alimony and a convenient settlement or means her moral rights like acceptable treatment with his justice and benefaction.