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Equality Among Wives

Question:I have a question regarding polygamy. What other things besides البيتوتة, that the husband must provide equally to all his wives. Is it necessary in Shariat that he must give Hibah to all his wives equally? e.g. if he buys a R1000 watch and give it as a gift...

Property in name of mother

Assalaamualikum My name is (removed, in order to post publicly) and currently I am living in Germany -we are 1 brother and 3 sisters , there is been dispute going in my family in Hyderabad regarding the property left behind by my father . He has build and purchased it...

Inheritance rules on mother’s earnings

Asalaamalaikum warahmatullah, I would like to ask a question regarding inheritance especially in the modern day and age where women are now also more often then not, earning money from their own occupations. I know in Islam traditionally a boy receives 2 shares and a...

Polygamie

Salemalaykom wa rahma Allah wa Barakatuh My question is about my marriage, my husband wants a second wife. I am not against polygamy, but he does not run the whole household, I have to do it by default and work outside the family home. I wonder if I am not able to...

Property distribution as a gift to child and grandchild

As Salamu Alaikum, My father has two children. (a). me (daughter) and (b). Son (my brother).I am married with 3 children (2 daughters-10 years and 3 years, 1 son-6 year). My brother is just married for 6 months no children yet. My father has many property and cash. He...

PARENTS WILL

My grand father (maternal) has 3 daughters and 1 son, he recently received funds from the sold property of his own father, most of his brothers have already distributed these funds among his daughters and sons, but my grand father claim is that he will not distribute...

Does a Valid Sale Require Price Display?

Question: Is it necessary to display the prices of goods in a shop? In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. Answer: A citizen of any jurisdiction will follow the trading standards of his jurisdiction...

The Principles of Profit-Sharing in Islamic Finance

Question: We are starting a business and need some guidelines on profit sharing.  Can you kindly advise how profit sharing works in Shariah? In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. Answer: The...