621 fatwas

  • Dividing estate among husband, two daughters and six siblings Date: 13-7-2017

    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 5 (A nephew from a full brother) Number 15 (A husband) - Does the deceased have female relatives who are entitled to inherit: (A daughter) Number 2 (A full sister).. More

  • Division of inheritance among two sisters and one nephew Date: 11-7-2017

    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 full sister) Number 2 .. More

  • Deceased person does not inherit from relatives who died after him Date: 2-7-2017

    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 - Does the deceased have female relatives who are entitled to inherit: (A full sister) Number 1 - The information about the missing relatives of the deceased.. More

  • Man-made laws must not interfere with Islamic laws of inheritance Date: 2-7-2017

    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 4 (A nephew from a full brother) Number 8 - Does the deceased have female relatives who are entitled to inherit: (A wife) Number 1 (A full sister) Number 2 -.. More

  • Difference between will and gift Date: 30-6-2017

    I have one son and one daughter; the daughter is the older one. I want to divide my property between them, including my cash, land, and house. Can you please guide me as per the Islamic ways? What should be the ratio? Please note that my wife is still alive and that I will just make a will; any division that will take place will only happen after her.. More

  • Bequest that children from second wife only inherit father's estate Date: 11-6-2017

    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 3 - Does the deceased have female relatives who are entitled to inherit: (A daughter) Number 3 (A wife) Number 1 - The will which the deceased left behind and that is.. More

  • Division of inheritance among husband and son Date: 18-5-2017

    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 1 (A husband) - Additional information: This is a second marriage. The husband is a Brit who converted to Islam for the purpose of marriage only. .. More

  • Dividing inheritance among husband and paternal cousin Date: 16-5-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Please calculate the inheritance according to the following information: - Does the deceased have male relatives who are entitled to inherit: (A cousin from a half paternal uncle) Number 1 (A husband) - Information about the deceased’s debts: (Debts to people) - Additional information: She has three nieces (her sister's.. More

  • Division of estate if deceased left house and business to wife Date: 18-3-2017

    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 1 (A grandson [from the son]) Number 1 - Does the deceased have female relatives who are entitled to inherit: (A daughter) Number 3 (A granddaughter [from the son]) Number.. More

  • Division of estate among husband, son, daughter and grandmother from the mother Date: 9-3-2017

    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 1, (A full brother) Number 1, (A half-brother [from his mother]) Number 1, (A nephew from a full brother) Number 1, (A full paternal uncle) Number 1, (A father's half-brother.. More

  • Niece does not inherit from aunt Date: 23-2-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I heard that girls do not inherit from their aunt, could you please state where this is true or not and provide evidence, if possible? May Allaah reward you. .. More

  • Dividing inheritance in way contrary to Sharia Date: 16-2-2017

    Before his death, my father-in-law verbally told his wife to distribute all his property, whether it be land or other things, in equal parts among his two sons, one daughter, and wife. Fearing this instruction, his two sons wasted a lot of the money during his lifetime. What is my mother-in-law to do now? The property has already been sold, and my mother-in-l.. More

  • Division of inheritance among wife, four daughters, and eight siblings Date: 16-2-2017

    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 3 (A nephew from a full brother) Number 6 (A cousin from a full paternal uncle) Number 35 - Does the deceased have female relatives who are entitled to inherit:.. More

  • Division of inheritance among daughter, two daughters of the son, and great-grandchildren Date: 15-2-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Please calculate the inheritance according to the following information: - Does the deceased have male relatives who are entitled to inherit: (A son of the son's son) Number 2 - Does the deceased have female relatives who are entitled to inherit: (A daughter) Number 1 (A granddaughter [from the son]) Number 2 (A granddaughter.. More

  • Dividing share of inheritance that grandmother gave up Date: 25-1-2017

    Asalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. My grandmother refused to take her share of the inheritance when we (I, my sister, and two brothers) sold our deceased mother's house. Are we allowed to accept her share as a gift between myself and my siblings? We already calculated her share, which is supposed to be 16.67%, which comes to $83,000... More