Q: My father passed away leaving 6 daughters who are all married and his mother is alive. He also has one sister who is widowed and has children. My question is who are his heirs and how will his house be shared out?
Each daughter will receive 2 shares
The mother will receive 3 shares
The sister will receive 3 shares
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.