Asking for one’s haq without creating a fight

Q: Mufti it’s been many years my dad has been asking his elder brothers for his haq from my grandfather. Since 1956 he has been trying. My dad is late now seven years but like a year before he passed away he asked me to pursue this long overdue matter. Mum is alive still and 86 years old. Not too well. Am I doing the right thing to be asking for my dads haq or is it wrong for me to ask for our haq. Please help me because many have told me it’s the right thing to do and many have said for me to let the people who are still eating of our haq carry on because they will pay for it in the year after. What is the verdict on this matter. Please help me.


A: It is the right thing to ask for your haq. However, don’t get involved in a fight.

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


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)