Property share

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by Darulifta-Deoband.com
A woman dies and leaves behind her husband, mother and 3 daughters. She had no son. Do the woman’s siblings have any share in her inheritance? She has 4 sisters and 2 brothers?

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

(Fatwa: 1484/1269/L=12/1440)


In the question mentioned above all the property left by the deceased woman shall be divided into 39 shares after paying due rights preceding inheritance. Out of total 9 shares shall go to husband, 6 shares to her mother and 8-8 shares to each daughter. Her brother and sister shall get nothing. The detail of Shariah division is as follows:


Husband:          1 x 09 = 09

Mother:             1 x 06 = 06

Daughters:        3 x 08 = 24


Total                       39             Shares

Allah knows Best!

Darul Ifta,
Darul Uloom Deoband

This answer was collected from the official ifta website of Darul Uloom Deoband in India.