This answer was collected from TheMufti.com, which is a fatwa portal managed by Mufti Ismaeel Bassa from South Africa.
Q. If a revert Muslim passes away and he is survived by non-Muslims heirs only, who inherits form his estate? A. In an Islamic state, if a Muslim passes away and is survived by non-Muslims heirs only or no heirs at all according to the Islamic Law of Succession and Inheritance, his/her entire estate will… read more »
Q. If a person has been nominated as an executor of an estate, is it compulsory to accept the nomination as an executor of an estate? What happens if a person was not aware of being nominated as an executor of an estate? A. In terms of Shariah, accepting the nomination and appointment of executorship… read more »
Q. ASSALAAM RESPECTED MUFTI WE NEED TO KNOW IF A PERSON PASSES AWAY AND IN HIS WILL HE MENTIONS NOTHING OF OWING ANYONE.AFTER HIS DEATH SOMEONE COMES AND CLAIMS THAT HE OWES HIM A LARGE AMOUNT OF MONEY THIRTY YEARS BACK AMOUNTING TO OVER R100000.THE PERSON MAKING THE CLAIM DOESN’T HAVE ANY WITNESSES NOR ANY… read more »
Q. My father passed away and his family and friends travelled from across the country to attend his funeral. Before the funeral, there was confusion regarding feeding his family and friends attending the funeral. Some people were saying that we cannot feed family and friends at that time. Kindly advise? A. There is no prohibition… read more »
Q. My mother is living in the UK and my sister is living in South Africa. My mother passed away in the UK and she was buried after three days. Unfortunately, my sister passed away one day after my mother passed away but she was buried on the same day. She was buried two days… read more »
Q. If a woman’s husband passed away and she is survived by siblings only; 2 brothers and 2 sisters, do the siblings have any financial responsibility towards her? She does not have any parents or children alive. Her Monthly expenses are R6000. A. If a woman is widowed or divorced and she has siblings alive… read more »
Q. My uncle was in a partnership with his brother & nephew. Recently he passed away. Does my uncle’s wife become a partner in the business? If not, what happens to my uncle’s partnership in the business? A. In a business partnership, if a business partner passes away, the partnership of the business partner automatically… read more »