Q: Man passes away leaving mother, two brothers and a wife (no children). How is his estate shared by the people mentioned?


A: The estate will be divided into 24 equal shares and distributed as follows:

The wife will receive 6 shares

The mother will receive 4 shares

Each brother will receive 7 shares

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


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)