Category: Inheritance
Fatwa#: 22717
Asked Country: Russian Federation

Answered Date: Oct 09,2012

Title: Is it permissible to appoint a female as an executor in your will?


Is it permissible to appoint a female as an executor in your will?


In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.

As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.

It is permissible for one to appoint a female as the executor in your will.[1]

And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best                                       

Ismail Desai,
Student Darul Iftaa
Durban, South Africa

Checked and Approved by,
Mufti Ebrahim Desai.

   و اذا أوصي الرجل الي المرأة او الي الأعمي فهو جائز (الفتاوي الهندية، ج 6، ص 138، رشيدية)[1]

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