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.
Q: I have one son from my late wife and no child from my second wife. My widowed mother is alive and living with my younger brother. After my death how will be my property distributed and who will be the inheritors? Please advice the shariah ruling. A: The mother will receive 1/6 of the… read more »
Q: Please advise on the permissibility of investing in the following Shares: 1. BHP Billiton Plc: An international resources company 2. Compagnie Financière Richemont SA is a Switzerland-based luxury goods holding company. 3. Anglo American PLC is a global mining company. 4. Sasol is an integrated oil and gas company. 5. Aspen Pharmacare Holdings Limited… read more »
Q: I have a question regarding inheritance. My father passed away about 17 years ago. In terms of assets, he left behind the house (of which 50% is my mummies), 3 old cars and his tools he used as he was a mechanic. Not long after my daddy passed away, the cars and bikes were… read more »
Q: The question is pertaining to my husband’s family property dispute. The great grandfather died without any will. He had 2 sons and unmarried daughters who died unmarried. The property was never really distributed officially between the 2 brothers (Dada and Kaka Dada) as they lived together. Kaka Dada did not have any children and… read more »
Q: I want to know the share in an estate. Which is two houses two factories an one plot. My father in-law passed away nine years ago. He has three sons and four daughters. He was a retired teacher and also runs a business. His elder son doing work with him in that business and… read more »
Q: A woman has 2 brothers, 1 sister, nephews and nieces. No parents, no husband, no children. How is her estate divided? A: Her estate will be divided into 5 equal shares and distributed as follows: Each brother will get 2 shares The sister will get 1 share And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best…. read more »
Q: I have some question related to contract related to property/plot/house purchasing and selling. Kindly guide me from the perspective of Hanafi Madhab on the matter. Detail and questions are described below. In our country we have a Real Estate Company, its business model is that they acquire huge area of land in an area… read more »