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A widow has requested that her will include a bequest of 1/3 of her net estate to her grandsons (sons of her daughter). would such a request be accepted in shariah?

a widow has requested that her will include a bequest of 1/3 of her net estate to her grandsons (sons of her daughter). would such a request be accepted in shariah?

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In the name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful

Assalaamu `alaykum waRahmatullahi Wabarakatoh

If the grandson will not be an heir at the time of her death, the bequest of 1/3 of the net estate in favour of the grandson will be valid.

And Allah Ta’ala Knows Best

Wassalamu Alaykum

Mufti Ebrahim Desai
Darul Iftaa, Madrassah In’aamiyyah
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