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Inheritance Question: If a grown up unmarried girl dies leaving behind her mother, her four sisters, two uncles (father’s brother), one aunt (father’s sister), one uncle (mother’s brother), one aunt (mother’s sister). How will her property be divided?

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by Muftionline.co.za

Q: If a grown up unmarried girl dies leaving behind her mother, her four sisters, two uncles (father’s brother), one aunt (father’s sister), one uncle (mother’s brother), one aunt (mother’s sister). How will her property be divided?

Inheritance Question: If a grown up unmarried girl dies leaving behind her mother, her four sisters, two uncles (father's brother), one aunt (father's sister), one uncle (mother's brother), one aunt (mother's sister). How will her property be divided?

A: The estate will be divided into 12 equal shares and distributed as follows:

The mother will receive 2 shares.

Each sister will receive 2 shares.

Each paternal uncle will receive 1 share.

 

Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

 

This answer was collected from MuftiOnline.co.za, 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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