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  • Implementing a will Date: 20-4-2003

    If somebody said in his Wasiyyah or will that 5% percent of his wealth be given to a Masjid, and this person left a business (a grocery store), how should one go about implementing his Wasiyyah? Should we consider the worth of the store after his death and take 5% of that amount or should we take 5% of the profit?.. More

  • Writing an Islamic Will Date: 18-1-2003

    What is the correct way to write the Islamic will ? What should it contain?.. More

  • Will of the Muslim Date: 30-10-2002

    Is making will an obligation? Is it permissible to be done for an heir? .. More

  • Endowments and inheritance Date: 25-9-2002

    I'm an Indonesian/Egyptian from my mother married to an Indonesian husband. My question is about inheritance. My father left his children some land to be divided between them according to Islamic rules. The land was divided into to types: 1) The first one as a Waqf for his grandchildren if they could not manage in life. So on condition that they.. More

  • Doubtful Will of Muslim Husband in European Country Date: 27-7-2002

    A woman got married to a man who is older than her by 20 years. He did not inform her about infertility problems he had before marriage. She assisted him in buying a home in a European country, where they live. She recently found a will he wrote before admission to hospital for prostate operation. He is giving land he owns to his sister, pension payments.. More

  • Bequests to non-Muslims Date: 18-5-2001

    My wife is a Muslim. She wants to write a will. I know her non-Muslim relatives can't get part of her inheritance, but can she will some thing to her non-Muslim relatives in the up to 1/3 part (Wasiyeh) that she is allowed to will to whom ever she wants?.. More

  • Changing the purpose of endowment Date: 28-10-2000

    What's the verdict of Islam concerning changing the purpose of a given Waqhf from an Islamic school to a Mosque?.. More

  • Inheritance Containing Interest Date: 24-9-1999

    Referring to question No. 1354, if the one who died had made a will of paying 1/3 of his money to the charity, would the percentage of interest be considered a part of the 1/3 or do we have to pay the 1/3 and the percentage of usury? .. More