Q: Humble request for advice regarding inheritance.

A woman passes away leaving behind:

-3 daughters

-1 sister

-4 brothers

-Her parents and husband have passed on.

How will the estate be distributed?


A: The estate will be divided into 27 shares and distributed as follows:

Each daughter will receive 6 shares

Each brother will receive 2 shares

The sister will receive 1 share

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


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)