621 fatwas

  • Dividing inheritance among husband, deceased son and two daughters Date: 9-1-2017

    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 4 (A husband) - Does the deceased have female relatives who are entitled to inherit: (A daughter) Number 2 - Additional information:.. More

  • Father gave children unequal gifts long before passing away Date: 4-1-2017

    I am a 37-year-old practicing Muslim from India. Praise be to Allaah, I have one brother and three sisters. About 10 years before his death, my father distributed a number of his houses among his children as a gift. The commercial value of each of the houses was different and not equal. My sisters each received a separate independent house. I and my.. More

  • Some heirs took better parts of estate Date: 31-12-2016

    We are four sisters and three brothers. Rather than having all brothers and sisters sit together, one brother along with two other sisters distributed the gold jewelry and other assets that were inherited from the parents. They kept the best jewelry and assets and gave items of less quality to the other brothers and sisters. Is this correct according.. More

  • Five cases in which female's share in inheritance is half that of male Date: 27-12-2016

    What are the five cases in which the female's share in the inheritance is half that of the male? .. More

  • Division of inheritance among wife, father, and one daughter Date: 24-12-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. Please calculate the inheritance according to the following information: - Does the deceased have male relatives who are entitled to inherit: (A father) - Does the deceased have female relatives who are entitled to inherit: (A daughter) Number 1 (A wife) Number 1 - Additional information: The deceased left an estate worth.. More

  • Dividing estate among a wife, one son and two daughters Date: 24-12-2016

    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 - Does the deceased have female relatives who are entitled to inherit: (A daughter) Number 2 (A wife) Number 1 - Information about the deceased’s debts: Did not perform.. More

  • Father dividing estate during lifetime and children keeping silent Date: 29-11-2016

    A father had a son and four daughters as inheritors. During his lifetime, he proposed that the share of his property be distributed as per a particular manner. He specified the portion of property that his son should take and what each daughter should take after passing away. All the children knew about it during his lifetime. The distribution is not.. More

  • Division of inheritance among wife and two daughters Date: 23-11-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. Please calculate the inheritance according to the following information: -Does the deceased have female relatives who are entitled to inherit: (A daughter) Number 2 (A wife) Number 1 .. More

  • Division of inheritance among husband, five sons, and daughter Date: 22-11-2016

    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 9 (A nephew from a full brother) Number 6 (A husband) - Does the deceased have female relatives who are entitled to inherit: (A daughter).. More

  • Division of inheritance among one brother and one sister Date: 21-11-2016

    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 .. More

  • No heir entitled to dispose of estate independently Date: 21-11-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. Please advise. My father passed on and left his property. My dad requested that my mom stays in the house until her death and that we give my brother and sisters a 2-year period in which they must find a place and then the house be sold and divided according to Sharia law. However it is going to cost us, the heirs, R43,000.00 to transfer.. More

  • Division of inheritance among father, mother, wife and two daughters Date: 9-11-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. Please calculate the inheritance according to the following information: - Does the deceased have male relatives who are entitled to inherit: (A father) - Does the deceased have female relatives who are entitled to inherit: (A mother) (A daughter) Number 2 (A wife) Number 1 .. More

  • Stepson not an heir Date: 29-10-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum dear Scholars. My question is the following: I married the widow of my elder brother who had a son. Unfortunately the marriage ended in a divorce after two months. Will my nephew (who is now considered as my son due to my marriage to his mother) get any share from my inheritance upon my death? What responsibilities do I have regarding.. More

  • Division of estate among father, husband, son and two daughters Date: 28-10-2016

    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 father) (A husband) - Does the deceased have female relatives who are entitled to inherit: (A daughter) Number 2 - Information about the deceased’s debts: (Debts.. More

  • Division of estate among wife, four daughters, full-brother and full-sister Date: 28-10-2016

    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 daughter) Number 4 (A wife) Number 1 (A full sister) Number 1 - Additional information:.. More