Inheritance

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by Muftionline.co.za

Q: Kindly assist me with the percentage distribution for the following estate:

Case 1 . Husband – Passed away

Wife

Daughter

Daughter

Husband has one surviving sister

 

Case 2 . Wife – Passed away

Husband

Daughter

Daughter

One surviving brother

Bismillaah

A:

1. The estate will be divided into 24 equal shares and distributed as follows:

Wife will receive 3 shares

Each daughter will receive 8 shares

Sister will receive 5 shares

 

2. The estate will be divided into 12 equal shares and distributed as follows:

Husband will receive 3 shares

Each daughter will receive 4 shares

Brother will receive 1 share

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.

 

Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

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