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Q: We are 6 sisters, father died. He has 1 mother and 1 sister who is widowed and has 3 grown sons. She lives with her sons. In regards to inheritance. What is the share between all of these.


A: The estate will be divided into 18 equal shares and distributed as follows:

Each daughter will receive 2 shares

The mother will receive 3 shares

The sister will receive 3 shares

The sister’s sons do not inherit.

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


Answered by:

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.