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Does brother inherit?

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Does brother inherit?

Question

Does the brother inherit if the deceased leaves behind a brother, a daughter and a husband?

بسم الله الرحمن الرحیم

Answer

If a deceased wife leaves behind a husband, a brother and one daughter and there are no parents alive, the inheritance will be distributed as follows:

Husband – 1/4 (25%)

Daughter – 1/2 (50%)

Brother – 1/4 (25%)

Allah knows best

Yusuf Shabbir

18 Muḥarram 1443 / 27 August 2021

Approved by: Mufti Shabbir Ahmed and Mufti Muhammad Tahir

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