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This answer was collected from MuftiOnline.co.za, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

Inheritance

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Q: I wanted to know the percentage of inheritance of each heir in the case where a person left: 3 sons and 1 daughter. A: The estate will be divided into seven shares. Each son will receive 2 shares and the daughter will receive 1 share. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.   Answered… read more »

Inheritance

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Q: My question is about inheritance according to Islamic Shari’a law. I have a stepmother who has no kids, I have one brother and one sister. What would be the inheritance share from a deceased man in case of two sons, one daughter and wife (our step mother) who has no kids. Our mother died… read more »

Distributing inheritance equally

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Q: Is it permissible to distribute a will equally to keep unity in the family. We are 4 brothers 2 sisters. We want to share the money equally, can we? A: The inheritance will have to be distributed according to the laws of Shariah. To distribute the estate equally is impermissible and a grave sin…. read more »

Inheritance

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Q: My friend is living in America. She was a divorcee with one daughter who lives with her father. Her mother is staying with her and is partly paralyzed. She has one brother who is living in Pakistan. Recently she was diagnosed with cancer. As in America, if you do not make a will then… read more »

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