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Q: My father died 3 years ago and he left some property behind and he didn’t write any will. He has only five daughters and a wife. His father and mother are not alive and he has no siblings from father’s side but his mother got married to another man and she has 4 children. All his property is self made and he didn’t get a penny from his mother or anyone. Do we need to give some share to his brothers and sisters from his maternal side?


A: They do not get any share in this case.

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


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Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from, 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.

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