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As Salam Alaikum 

I have a question regarding the  distribution of inheritance my  father left for us. we are family of 7 members. There is one home and some cash.

Family consist of following

our Mother

Sister (1)

Brother (5)

JazakAllah for the response

Urooj Khan



بسم اللہ الرحمن الرحیم

الجواب وباللہ التوفیق

On condition of accuracy of the question:

Preceding the distribution of inheritance, below rights of the deceased will be executed from his property:

  1. Funeral and burial expense.
  2. Payment of any debt on the deceased.
  3. A Will, if made by the deceased, will be executed from one-third of his property.

After settlement of expenses under the above categories, the remaining moveable and immoveable property of the deceased shall be divided into eighty-eight (88) parts.

a. Eleven (11) parts shall be given to the widow.

b. Each son receives fourteen (14) parts.

c. Each daughter inherits seven (7) parts.

فقط واللہ اعلم بالصواب

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