Fatwa: # 41489
Category: Business Matters
Country: India
Date: 23rd January 2019

Title

Laws of Inheritence

Question

Assalam alaykum . My question is There are two sons and 3 sisters in the family and there is a flat which was bought by there father with a sum of amount on the basis of tenancy agreement . After there father passed away, both the sons have sold that flat which was owned by them on basis of tenancy agreement and not full time honourship. But now the money which they got from it, they have distributed it among themselves and didn't gave a single share to there sisters saying that sisters have no rights over tenancy flat money. Is that true? It's a complex confusion. Please answer. Assalam alaykum

Answer

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

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

Your question is not clear. What do you mean by “flat bought on the basis of tenancy agreement and later sold on tenancy agreement and not full time ownership”?

Nevertheless, in principle, the assets of a deceased person will be divided among his heirs [including daughters] according to the Shariah Laws of Inheritence.

You may seek assistance of your local scholar by explaining the entire situation to him. He will assess the situation and advise accordingly.

And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best

Anas Sharieff Qasmi.,

Student Darul Iftaa

Hyderabad, India.

Checked and Approved by,
Mufti Ebrahim Desai.

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