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Q: We are 3 brothers and 1 sister (all are married). The question is, what would be sharing if our parents have pass away?


A: If the deceased only left behind 3 sons and 1 daughter then the estate will be divided into 7 equal shares and distributed as follows:

Each son receives 2 shares

Daughter receives 1 share

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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