621 fatwas

  • Dividing inheritance among wife, father and mother Date: 29-12-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Please calculate the inheritance according to the following information: - Does the deceased have male relatives who are entitled to inherit: (A father) (A full paternal uncle) Number 5 (A cousin from a full paternal uncle) Number 20 - Does the deceased have female relatives who are entitled to inherit: (A mother [of the deceased]).. More

  • A Muslim couple wishing to leave their house to their adopted child Date: 28-12-2017

    Asalaamu alaykum. A muslim couple have an adopted daughter and no other children.They would like to give her their house; however, she cannot inherit Islamically. How can they ensure that she gets the house? .. More

  • Division of inheritance among wife, 3 daughters, and 4 full siblings Date: 28-12-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Please calculate the inheritance according to the following information: - Does the deceased have male relatives who are entitled to inherit: (A full brother) Number 2 (A nephew from a full brother) Number 4 (A full paternal uncle) Number 1 - Does the deceased have female relatives who are entitled to inherit: (A daughter) Number.. More

  • Division of inheritance among wife and full brother Date: 22-11-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Please calculate the inheritance according to the following information: - Does the deceased have male relatives who are entitled to inherit: (A full brother) Number 1 (A half brother [from his father]) Number 1 (A nephew from a full brother) Number 10 (A nephew from a half brother [from his father]) Number 1 (A cousin from a full.. More

  • Dividing property among heirs during lifetime is gift-giving Date: 18-11-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Please calculate the inheritance according to the following information: - Does the deceased have male relatives who are entitled to inherit: (a son) Number 5 - Does the deceased have female relatives who are entitled to inherit: (a daughter) Number 3 (a wife) Number 1 - Additional information: assalaamu alaykum, Shaykh... More

  • Inheriting life insurance money Date: 29-10-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I took my Shahaadah (testimony of faith) and became a Muslim 4 years ago, praise be to Allah. To my knowledge, it is haram for Muslims to take a life insurance policy for their spouse/families. However, my question is as follows: I come from a non-Muslim family, and I am the only Muslim in the family. Praise be to Allah, I am happily.. More

  • Presence of deceased's father excludes siblings from inheritance Date: 22-10-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Please calculate the inheritance according to the following information: - Does the deceased have male relatives who are entitled to inherit: (A father) (A full brother) Number 3 - Does the deceased have female relatives who are entitled to inherit : (A mother [of the deceased]) (A grandmother from the mother) (A full sister).. More

  • Father declined his share in his late son's estate Date: 16-10-2017

    After my husband died, my five daughter's, my son, myself, and my father-in-law were declared inheritors to my husband's property. My father-in-law declined his share. Although we have not divided the property, is it possible for my brothers- and sisters-in-laws to claim my father-in-law's share of our property after he dies? .. More

  • Division of estate among one daughter and two full brothers Date: 8-10-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Please calculate the inheritance according to the following information: - Does the deceased have male relatives who are entitled to inherit: (A full brother) Number 2 (A nephew from a full brother) Number 3 - Does the deceased have female relatives who are entitled to inherit: (A daughter) Number 1 .. More

  • Division of inheritance among wife, sister, and nephew Date: 5-10-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Please calculate the inheritance according to the following information: - Does the deceased have male relatives who are entitled to inherit: (A nephew from a full brother) Number 1 - Does the deceased have female relatives who are entitled to inherit: (A wife) Number 1 (A full sister) Number 1 - Additional information: the.. More

  • Dividing estate among deceased's wife, 2 daughters, and 3 nephews Date: 27-9-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Please calculate the inheritance according to the following information: - Does the deceased have male relatives who are entitled to inherit: (A nephew from a full brother) Number 3 (A cousin from a full paternal uncle) Number 10 - Does the deceased have female relatives who are entitled to inherit: (A daughter) Number 2 (A.. More

  • Non-Muslim son does not inherit from Muslim father Date: 12-9-2017

    A muslim man married a christian lady 22 years ago. They have a son who is about 20 years old. The man left his family and settled in another country. The mother raised the boy. The man did help them, but only very little. The lady died 6 months ago. The man died last month. The family of the man do not want to give anything to the boy because he is.. More

  • Siblings do not inherit if deceased left son or grandson, or even great-grandson Date: 11-9-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. When do the children prevent the inheritance the siblings of the deaceased? .. More

  • Giving non-Muslim mother part of inheritance from father Date: 9-9-2017

    I will inherit money from my late father in Egypt next year, when I become twenty-one years old. My mother is Christian, can I give her some of the inheritance. I do not speak Arabic. Will I require a lawyer to help with paper work? Many thanks. Omar .. More

  • No inheritance for siblings and grandchildren if deceased had sons Date: 9-9-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Please calculate the inheritance according to the following information: - Does the deceased have male relatives who are entitled to inherit: (A son) Number 5 (A grandson [from the son]) Number 2 (A full brother) Number 1 (A half brother [from his mother]) Number 1 - Does the deceased have female relatives who are entitled to.. More