621 fatwas

  • Inheritance of two sons and a wife Date: 16-9-2002

    My father has 2 sons (including me) and a wife. How can he divide the properties according to Islamic inheritance?.. More

  • Repayment of Debts of the Deceased Come in Priority Date: 15-9-2002

    My brother passed away in USA and he left some money in the bank account in the name of his wife who lives in my home country. My brother left some debts; he owes my other brother more money than he left in the bank account. Who should get the money that he left in the bank, his wife or the brother he owes money to? .. More

  • Distribution of One's Property Date: 29-7-2002

    A Muslim has only a daughter, wife and mother. After his death or before how he distributes his property, or even in his life? .. More

  • Disposing of a house among its inheritors Date: 17-7-2002

    We are 7 brothers and sisters who have inherited a house that we want to keep but 2 of my brothers do not want to and we plan to give them their share with out selling the house. The house is valued by real state specialists to be 700,000 SR, and our 2 brothers brought a buyer for the house for 800,000 SR. Question: Shall we give them their shares based.. More

  • Wants to pay off debt for house bought from deceased father Date: 18-6-2002

    I bought the house of my father three years ago and I have paid half of the amount. After that my father died and now I want to pay the rest to my mother. I don't know if I am on the right side. Please answer me as soon as possible.. More

  • Husband Died Leaving Muslim Wife and Non-Muslim Relatives Date: 12-6-2002

    If a man died and he left a Muslim wife, 2 sons from a former marriage who are non-Muslim, and 2 brothers and 1 sister who are all non-Muslim, how should his wealth (property, money, business, etc.) be divided? Also, what happens with regard to the house the husband shared with his wife prior to his death? Must she move and sell this property and divide.. More

  • Heirs to One Hundred Dollars Date: 6-5-2002

    A person died leaving two widows, one daughter and three sons. If he left 100 dollar, what will be the amount each heir gets out of these 100 dollar? .. More

  • Inheritance of a grandmother Date: 10-4-2002

    I would request for guidance about a problem of inheritance. My grandmother expired leaving some property with me. She had no male issue as an heir. She has only four daughters and a stepbrother. Her real brothers died during her lifetime. How shall we divide her property? Kindly guide us in this matter. May Allah reward you with best of His blessings.. More

  • Do Stepchildren inherit from stepfather? Date: 30-3-2002

    Do stepchildren have share in their stepfather's wealth? If yes what percent of that wealth?.. More

  • Reduced Inheritance of Daughter Who Married Without Permission Date: 6-1-2002

    My daughter married without permission at the age of 17 to a dangerous person, as he forged his immigration documents and receives unlawful state benefit. In other words she married against the wishes of her parents, family and friends. She disgraced us and the boy has humiliated us to a great extent. As a result we deprived her of inheritance partly.. More

  • Deceased Left Behind a Wife, 4 Kids, a Mother, 4 Brothers, and 2 Sisters Date: 6-1-2002

    I have a brother (my own brother) who passed away last year . He has a wife, 4 kids, a mother, 4 brothers, and 2 sisters. Who should inherit him and who should not? What are the Islamic ruling on who is qualified to inherit him and who is not, and how this inheritance process should be applied? .. More

  • Inheritance from Kafir relative Date: 16-10-2001

    My maternal grandmother died recently and she was a Kafir and only my mother among her children is a Muslim. She died and left a lot of wealth without a will. The Kenyan secular law states that all the surviving children are lawful inheritors and all of them have to avail themselves to the relevant authorities for division of the deceased's wealth and.. More

  • Stepchildren Do Not Inherit from Their Stepmother Date: 24-9-2001

    Can stepchildren get any share from the heritage? For ex. A woman married a man who has children from his first marriage. When this woman dies, can the husband's children inherit anything from their stepmother's property? If the answer is yes, what is the rate? .. More

  • Inheritance of grandchildren Date: 5-9-2001

    Does Qur'an give the grandchildren the right to receive the inheritance from their grandfather for their dead mother? The grandfather died after his daughter. When they asked their right in their mother's heritage part in her father, they told them you have no right in it? I hope I expressed well the question. What should they do to get their right?.. More

  • Father Died Leaving Money Without Instructions Date: 5-9-2001

    My father left some money with me and died without telling me what to do with it. Can I donate it as charity (Sadaqa) for his soul? Can I donate it to some of his legal inheritors who are in real need or it should be shared by all the legal inheritors, given the fact that most of them are not in need to that amount of money and given the fact that if.. More