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Laws of 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 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...

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...

Property after demise

Question Asslamulaikum if a father has seven shops and five flats and says that after my death my wife meaning the mother will take rentals is it permissible? Or the children also get a share? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful....

INHERITANCE/GIFTS FOR CHILDRENS

QUESTION: As Salaamu Alaikum, If a Muslim man has to divide his estate among his children e.g. 2 males and 2 females does everyone get an equal share. JazakAllah ANSWER: Wa Alaikum As Salaam, If he is dividing his estate while alive and wishes to give his children...

‘LAST WILL’

QUESTION As Salaam Alaikum, Is it permissible to do something call a living will? ie I say that this house belongs to my daughter but she will take possession of it when I die and this car belongs to my son but he will take possession of it when I do? If it is...

LAWS OF INHERITANCE

QUESTION: As salaamu  Alaikum, A brother told me with regards to inheritance, the prescribed way is effected when a person has passed away. However, whilst a person is alive, there may be a different ruling as to how they may wish to share their wealth to their family...