My maternal grandmother died. She had two daughters only (both alive). Grandmother has one sister. How will the warasat of deceased be divided?

Q: My maternal grandmother died. She had two daughters only (both alive). Grandmother has one sister. How will the warasat of deceased be divided?

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

Each daughter will receive one share

The sister will receive one share

 

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

 

Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)