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inheritance

Family Matter

Salaam alaykum Ya shaykh Please i need ur advice. My family is Christian. (American) my mother past away a week ago and just 2 days later I gave birth. It was such an emotional time for me . I was blessed with my third son and my husband told me I could decide on the...

Inheritance

My mother passed away last year she was a retired teacher from government school she did’nt make any will we are three sister and my father is alive so how do we share her estate and she was terminally ill in which the medical expenses were way too much to bear so...

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...

Share in inheritance of my dada property

Asalam alikum, sir i want to ask, meray chacha ki death 20 sal phelay howi thi wo married thay mujhay sirf yeh pouchna hay kia aun k bachon ka koai share banta hay meray dada ki inheritance mein ? Answer Wa’alaykum as Salam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu, The children...

Property distribution after fathers death

My father passed away last year leaving behind some property, We’re 4 sisters, 3 brothers & our mom. Two of Four houses from father property are occupied by brothers & mother , while the rest is on rental basis. All rent goes to brother & mother. I would...

Inheritance

Aslm Mufti Sahib I have a question regarding a masala. Example: There’s a land. 10 people have a haq over it. Zaid tells the remaining 9 inheritors to come and demarcate your haq so I can take my portion. The remaining 9 inheritors don’t come to demarcate and choose...

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...

Mans right to his wifes inheritance?

I incurred an inheritance after my mothers death, does my husband have a right to this inheritance thats in my name, I received the inheritance prior to my marriage?? Answer Wa’alaykum as Salam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu, You are the owner of all the wealth that...

Putting a bank account on the child’s name

Question I have dollars in the account, but it is in my mums name, we are not allowed to touch it until she dies, so do I have to count it, as it is being shared between my sister and myself. So somebody asking what to do about zakaat of such money. Answer In the Name...