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  • Indebted to Someone Who Died and Did Not Leave Heirs Date: 1-6-2020

    Assalamualaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuhu. I borrowed a certain amount from someone in emergency situation and we mutually agreed to return in a few months. Just recently I came to know he died due to health concerns. Now how am I suppose to clear this debt as he has no legal heirs. Can I give this as charity on behalf of him? Can I give it to my.. More

  • Son's share of father's estate if he paid for sisters' marriage expenses Date: 14-7-2016

    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 3 (A wife) Number 1 - Information about the deceased’s debts: (Debts to.. More

  • Deducting debts and expenses of Hajj from deceased's estate Date: 23-10-2015

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

  • The deceased was liable for both debts and Hajj Date: 16-11-2014

    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 2 (A grandson (from the son)) Number 1 (A father) (A full brother) Number 1 -Does the deceased have female relatives who are entitled to inherit : (A mother) She was bearing.. More

  • Died in debt, leaving parents, husband and 3 brothers and did not perform Hajj Date: 13-2-2014

    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 (A Husband) -Does the deceased have female relatives who are entitled to inherit : (A mother) - Information about the deceased’s debts : (Did not perform.. More

  • Inheritance and debt Date: 1-12-2011

    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 2 (grandson (from the son)) Number 1 (A half brother (from his father)) Number 1 (A nephew from a half brother (from his father)) Number 2 (A Husband) -Does the deceased have.. More

  • Afraid that she may die before settling her debts Date: 21-6-2009

    aslam alaiykum, am married who is looking after my childeren and am in debt,this debt i had was when i start renting house,moving severly times and didnt think that i will be in that much debt and after couple years that i didnt think about paying the debt now i start paying by instalement payment whice might takes 4/5year and if i die before that.. More

  • Questionable use of property by elder brother Date: 30-6-2005

    I am getting the benefit from your Fataawa and answer may Allaah bless you with His Mercy. My question is that my elder brother took over all the properties as he is telling us that father gifted to him and father borrowed some money from him and last 4 years he used the properties according to his wish and the rents all. My question is that whatever.. More

  • Take that which compensates your relatives and return the rest to the heirs Date: 11-10-2003

    I had brother who passed away and I had some deals with him, he used to live with my mum and sister, he was married and has one kid, we agreed to buy the house where they were living in using my sister, my mother and my money, as well he added some of his own money to get the amount for the house, but he had the house registered on his name and mine,.. 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