Fatwa: # 17397
Category: Inheritance
Country: Pakistan
Date: 23rd December 2008

Title

How we distibute her wealth & property among the following relatives.

Question

we are hanafi sunni muslims, my mother in law died last month (inna llilah e wa innallillah e rajeeoon), my question is how we distibute her wealth & property among the following relatives.

A. husband (didnt remarried yet).

B. two (2) married daughters

     1st daughter  has 1 husband, 1 son, 1 daughter.

     2nd daughter has 1 husband ( 2nd daughter married after death of her mother)

C. three(3) married sisters

Answer

We have been advised that the original deceased was survived by the following heirs:

Husband, two daughters, and three sisters.

 

After debts and burial expenses, the estate will be divided into 36 shares and distributed as follows:

 

Husband: 9 shares

Daughter (1): 12 shares

Daughter (2): 12 shares

Sister (1): 1 shares

Sister (2): 1 shares

Sister (3): 1 shares

 

And Allah Ta'ala Knows Best

Wassalamu Alaykum

Ml. Yusuf bin Yaqub,
Student Darul Iftaa

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