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  • Wealth Earned by the Deceased Through Selling Alcohol Is Unlawful for the Heirs Date: 2-12-2020

    Salam aleikum.A family lives in house wich was inherited from their relative and when he died, he was not praying and the source of his sustenance was illicit(sale of alcohol). The family decides to sell their house, can they accept these money? Are the money halal or haram? .. More

  • Inheritance of an illegitimate child whose parents got married Date: 24-10-2015

    Can a child inherit from his parents if they got married within six months after he was conceived outside wedlock? .. More

  • A child from Zina does not inherit from his father even if he married the mother afterwards Date: 8-1-2015

    ASSALAMU alaikum wa rahmutallahi wa barakatuh I have a question about inheritance however the question is not about how much shares each individual gets. I want to ask regarding my fathers situation. My father had children with three women in his life, however he was only married legally to my mother of which he had two daughters with. The other two.. More

  • A specified Mahr is binding if the wife passes away before the consummation of marriage Date: 16-4-2014

    A Muslim bridegroom settles the dower amount (i.e. Meher), in form of gold ornaments to the bride on the day of marriage. The woman dies due to illness after some time. Now, the question is to whom does the dower (gold ornaments), belong? To the husband or the parents of the woman? Please Clarify. .. More

  • Being married does not prevent daughter from inheritance Date: 29-12-2012

    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 3 (A wife) Number 1 - The will which the deceased left behind and that is related.. More

  • Inheritance is effective only after death Date: 11-4-2011

    After a lots of money given to my son-in-law some way or the other(for starting shop making of his home etc.) , and after he wasted allmost everything(no home no shop now), is it justified for him to ask his share in the property (by torturing his wife)and thats too when Alhamdulillah mother in law and father in law is alive,(with one son and two.. More

  • A grandson's inheritance from his grandfather Date: 13-7-2009

    I WANT TO KNOW THE LOGIC BEHIND THE RULE: IF A PERSON DIES , LEAVING BEHIND A SON, WHY WONT THE SON INHERIT PROPERTY FROM HIS GRANDFATHER. I KNOW THIS IS THE RULE BUT WANT TO KNOW WHAT IS THE LOGIC AND REASON BEHIND THIS SPECIFIC RULE. .. More

  • Leaving a will for an autistic son Date: 20-4-2009

    Assalamu Alaykum, My husband and I have three daughters and one son. My son is severely autistic and will be unable to work or marry during his life. My three daughters are healthy, and in the future will be able to get married and potentially lead a successful life with their husbands Inshallah. After my husband and I pass, my eldest daughter will.. More

  • Inheritance of a wife who remarried after her husband’s death Date: 3-12-2008

    Assalamu alaikum, my question relates to inheritance from my father - my father passed away 20 years ago - my mother has now remarried after 20 years, is she still entitled to inherit from my fathers property which has not yet been divided? We are three sisters and do not have any brothers. at the moment my mother has given everything that was my.. More

  • An inheritor dies before the distribution of the inheritance Date: 1-12-2008

    My parents have left me inheritance, which hasn’t been distributed amongst my brothers and sisters yet. And if i happen to die before the inheritance has been paid out, then will my kids get the inheritance? .. More

  • Only a Muslim has the right of inheritance! Date: 16-3-2005

    I have a son who doesn't believe in Islam can he inherit? .. More

  • Settling the deceased's estate Date: 28-12-2004

    We are a Sunni-Muslim family (current surviving members are - one widowed mother, five married daughters and two married sons) based in Hyderabad-India, myself I am the eldest son (married/four children) living with family at Jeddah-KSA due to job. Since my arrival abroad, I had greatly helped my parents financially and in fact my four sisters.. More

  • Issues about inheritance Date: 13-3-2004

    I would like clarification on inheritance, how and when it is to be divided? If one parent dies and there are children is it divided then or is it done after the second parent dies? May they live as long as Allah permits them... More