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Q: Deceased woman left 1 husband, 1 daughter, 1 father, 1 mother, 2 brothers and 1 sister. How will the inheritance be distributed?


A: The estate will be divided into 13 equal shares and distributed as follows:

Husband will receive 3 shares
Daughter will receive 6 shares
Father will receive 2 shares
Mother will receive 2 shares

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


Answered by:

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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