Q: My maternal grandmother died. She had two daughters only (both alive). Grandmother has one sister. How will the warasat of deceased be divided?


A: The estate will be divided into three equal shares and distributed as follows:

Each daughter will receive one share

The sister will receive one share


And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)