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Inheritance query

Fatwaa ID: 1053

Question:
Assalamualaykum my father is survived by my mom, kids( 5 daughters and one son) and 4 sisters and a brother .
My mom also agreed upon what we decided for our inheritance.
Jazakallah khair.

Answer:
In the Name of Allaah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
As-salaamu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullaahi wa-barakaatuh.

We have been advised that the deceased is survived by his wife, four daughters, one son, one brother and four sister. Accordingly, after funeral expenses, debts and bequests, the estate, which is inclusive of ALL of the deceased’s belongings irrespective of how insignificant such as clothing, beauty and hygiene products, etc., will be divided into 8 shares as follows:

-The wife will receive 1 share (12.5%).
-The son will receive 2 shares (25%).
-The daughters will receive 1 share (12.5%) each.

The brother and sisters will not receive any shares.

It should be noted that the above calculations are based on the information provided. If there are other heirs, then the above may not be applicable. If any heir had passed away in the interim, then the above may not be applicable as well.

And Allaah Ta’aala knows best.
Mufti Muajul I. Chowdhury
Darul Iftaa New York
https://askthemufti.us/

09/28/1444 AH – 04/19/2023 CE | AML1-7563

وصل اللهم وسلم وبارك على سيدنا محمد وعلى ءاله وصحبه أجمعين

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