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Inheritance for Wife, 2 Sons, 4 Daughters

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Q: Father passed away leaving wife, 2 sons and 4 daughters. can you please tell me how much money each will receive if we sell property for two hundred thousand pounds?

A: The division of the above mentioned estate will be as follows:

The wife will receive 25,000 pounds (which is 12.5%); Each son will receive 43,750 pounds, and each daughter will receive 21,875 pounds. According to Shariah, sons must get double the share of daughters

And Allah knows best

Mufti Siraj Desai

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