This answer was collected from Askimam.org, which is operated under the supervision of Mufti Ebrahim Desai from South Africa.
1. A man passed away leaving behind the following: wife, brother, four sisters, four nephews and nine neices. Please let me know the distribution of his estate according to the shariah. 2. The man made a request that the house he was living in with his aunt must remain with the aunt until she lives…. read more »
AsSalaammualaikum respected Mufti & ulama Firstly may Alaah reward all of you for this noble effort of deen, 1.my mum re-married a few months before she passed away, her husband was very neglectful in his duties towards her, after a death she left behind a house, we are only two sons and her husband. regarding the inheritance… read more »
As Salaamu alaykum Mufti Saheb, I had previously asked about inheritance. Mufti saheb advised that the estate be divided into 216 parts; i.e each son receives 34 parts (there are 4 parts) wife receives 27 parts mother 26 parts daughter 17 parts However this adds up to 206 parts and not 216. Could mufti… read more »
Our family consisted of 10 brothers and two sisters. Both our parents are dead. One of our brothers died in 1978 leaving behind wife, four sons and two daughters. One unmarried brother and a divorced sister with no children also died in 2003 and 2005. Now the property of above unmarried brother and divorced sister… read more »
assalam u alaikum dear sir i want to ask a question about inheritance we are three sisters naming 1) Safia majeed . 2) Shereen mehtab. 3) Parveen shams. The problem is the sister of my father naming zulekha (dead) unmarried and dont have any children was the head mistress of a local school and have… read more »
Our eldest brother left Islam and became a Jehovahs witness. He then reverted back to Islam. Can you please clarify the following: a) Can he be relied on as a witness or act in such capacity. b) He states that he should be the executor of the will for our late fathers inheritance being the eldest… read more »
someone ask me that she is the only child of her parents. her father has some land properties and so on. now the question is why her father’s wealth will be distributed (because she is the only child). there must be some reasons against that. because the allmighty do not like injustice and HE could not… read more »