QUESTION: I’ve three uncle from my mother side My 2nd uncle is mentally disable and my third uncle keep look after him including feeding, clothing,shelter him etc.My first uncle Don’t even look at him and hate him. How my grandfather should distribute his wealth amongst three. They’re thinking to give the second son’s share to the third one(my mother nd aunt Don’t want the share ?
ANSWER: It must be divided according to shariah laws where the sons get double the share of daughters. If your mother and aunt want to let go of their share voluntarily then this is permissible only after the death of their father takes place and not before that. The mentally disabled son’s share should be […]Read more
QUESTION: I’m 17 and I’ve 2 sisters. My dad passed away when I was 7 and my mum takes care of me and my sisters all alone when we asked for our share from our grandparents property our uncles told us that the dead’s family won’t get any share. What if they are needy? and they told us that they have talked about this with some muftis. Is it true?
ANSWER: If your father passed away before your grandparents, you have no right in their property.Read more
QUESTION: Sheikh my mother was not talking to me since long because I took my share In inheritance (daughters share)after dad’s death .so I went to talk to her in a expectation that may be if I approach she will again talk to me but instead she asked me not to call and not to come that home which is actually inherited by us. Her relatives cut the ties with me . M I disobeying her?
ANSWER: She is oppressing you and sinning in the process as demanding your rights in the inheritance is something given to you by Allah and she has no right in preventing you from demanding it and taking it. Keep on trying to talk to her and if she blocks you, this is her sin and […]Read more
ANSWER: In case she has no relatives at all then the money goes to bait almaal (treasury) in the Muslim country. And in case her parents are alive then the mother takes one-third and the rest goes to the father.Read more
ANSWER: You can only inherit from your mother.Read more
QUESTION: I wanted to know that what will be the ruling if husband had gifted all his property to wife in his lifetime in written with two male witnesses,but he took care of all the matters related to property be it renting or giving tax etc,( he handed over the rent money to wife and asked for the money when needed)after his death what should be the ruling of inheritance will it be wifes?
ANSWER: If she possessed that property and the deeds were in her name, this is her’s and no one has any right in it with her.Read more
QUESTION: Sheikh my father is now elderly and just recently retired. He has money saved in Pakistan and has money saved here. I pray that Allah swt gives my father a long life, but I have asked him several times over the last couple of years to distribute his money between us brothers and sisters so that there are no arguments after his passing, but he completely ignores me. what can i d
ANSWER: You have no right NONE WHATSOEVER to ask him to distribute his own hard earned money amongst you all. All his wealth belongs to him alone and it can only be distributed among all his heirs when he dies.Read more
QUESTION: Sheikh recently my grandmother passed away, and in her last will and testament she specified that the house she owned only be transferred to my father because he was the one who mostly paid for it and took care of her & that cost us much.However since my father has two sisters who are requesting a share of the property and since the house belongs to my father Is my father under any obligation now?
ANSWER: If he has proof that he invested the money or paid for it as a loan to his mother, he can keep it. But if he gave that to his mother as a gift, he can’t take anything more than the inheritance which Allah has given him.Read more
ANSWER: They do not inherit from the grandparents if their father had died before their grandparents’ death and one or more of the paternal uncles were alive at the time of the death of the grandfatherRead more