Grandsons inheriting

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Q: If a person’s father passed away before his grandmother (i.e. Father’s mother) and the grandmother was inheriting from her grandmother will the grandsons inherit from the grandmothers estate while they are other brothers and sister of the father still living?


A: The grandsons will not inherit if there is a son.

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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