Q: My mother has only four daughters and no son. In preparing her will, my father and the four daughters are her primary heirs. She also has two sisters and two brothers. Are they entitled to an inheritance from her? If so, what will the distribution be among all her heirs?
Husband will receive 18 shares
Each daughter will receive 12 shares
Each brother will receive 2 shares
Each sister will receive 1 share
And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.
Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)