Q: My father is married to one wife and has three sons and no daughters. He has four brothers and 5 sisters. How should he divide up the inheritance in his will for his family?
A: If these are the only surviving heirs at the time of his demise his estate will be divided into 24 equals shares and distributed as follows:
Wife will receive 3 shares
Each son will receive 7 shares
And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.