Q: Wife dies, leaves behind a husband, a son, 7 daughters and R200 000, what will everyones share be?
A: The estate will be divided into 12 equal shares and distributed as follows:
Husband will receive: 3 shares (R50 000)
Son will receive 2 shares (R33 333.33)
Each daughter will receive 1 share (R16 666.66 – each)
The remainder of 5 cents can be mutually disbursed in charity.
And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.
Mufti Yusuf Mulla