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inheritance

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Does a foster child inherit?

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Q. I breastfed my sister’s 6 Months old child from the time my sister passed away till her child was 2 years old. Does my sister’s child inherit from my estate? A. If a child is breastfed by another woman from childbirth up to 2 years of age, the child becomes a non-stranger (Mahram) to… read more »

The inheritance of adopted children

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Q. As salaamualaikum, I am an adopted child, I grew up learning that adopted children do no inherit after the demise of the parents who adopted them. I was recently told something else which brings me to my question below. Question: If a couple has no children of their own and adopts children, is it… read more »

Road Accident Funds and Inheritance

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Q. The Road Accident Fund (RAF) provides compulsory cover to all users of South African roads, citizens and foreigners, against injuries sustained or death arising from accidents involving motor vehicles within the borders of South Africa. Can Muslims accept the cover provided by the RAF in the case of injuries sustained or death arising from… read more »

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