Q: My brother passed away prior to my father. Do his childeren inherit from his estate. My three sisters passed away after my father has passed away, do the grandchilderns or the son in-laws inherit from his estate?
A: The brother’s children won’t inherit if the father has sons.
The sisters get a share from the father’s estate and the sisters’ chidlren will inherit from their mother.
And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.
Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)
This answer was collected from MuftiOnline.co.za, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.