It should be stressed that fatwas should be issued by well-versed and qualified scholars. It should be also clear that the differences of Muslim scholars on certain issues are acceptable and are described as a mercy if based on sound and legal way of ijtihad (Arabic for: personal reasoning) and understanding the divine texts. If the issue is controversial among Muslim jurists and the contradicting opinions are issued by qualified and sincere muftis, then one can follow the opinion that he or she is most comfortable with.

Dr. Sano Koutoub Moustapha, deputy chairman of the International Fiqh Academy and professor of fiqh and its principles at the International Islamic University, Malaysia, stated: It is normal that there are sometimes different answers to the same question. This is due to the fact that scholars have different methods and principles in deriving the legal rulings from the divine text.
However, Islam does allow differences, and there should be no compulsion in following a special view as far as the issue is of the type of difference and subject to ijtihad.
Having said that, I shall stress that the differences must be coming from qualified and sincere scholars. In other words, the difference is only acceptable if it is among the scholars. That means there should be no reason to waste your time in looking into fatwas from non-qualified scholars.
As for what one should do if there are different views, we are allowed to choose whatever opinion we feel comfortable with and has stronger foundation according to your own judgment. Thus, both views are considered acceptable as far as they are established by qualified scholars.