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Questions regarding distribution of the property of a person after their death.

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Can you not inherited form non Arabs?

A Hadith in Imam Malik's Muwatta Chapter: 27, Faraid 14 states Imam Malik's Muwatta Yahya related to me from Malik from a reliable source of his who had heard Said ibn al-Musayyab say, ''Umar ibn al-...
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Passing on wealth for single men [duplicate]

I am a single male. When I die, who should inherit my wealth? I only have 1 sister. Can I have her inherit everything?
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What would the legal situation of Morien from Arthurian legend have been?

In the medieval stories of King Arthur, Sir Morien was the son of a British (Christian) knight and a Moorish (and thus presumably Muslim) princess. His parents met when his father visited his mother's ...
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Islamic Inheritance law for second wife

AoA, What is the law for inheritance for a second wife who has a kid from previous marriage when the man has also 2 kids from a previous marriage and has divorced his first wife? The couple doesn't ...
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Question regarding inheritance

I just finished reading surah An-Nisaa' and I was wondering how the rules of inheritance found in ayat 11, 12 and 176 are applied regarding no parents, no siblings but 3 sons and 3 daughters and the ...
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Mom's Belongings After Her Death

Assalam o Allaikum everyone. This question is from a very dear friend of mine and I'll narrate as she did to me: "My mom recently died. We are 4 sisters in total and our father is still alive. ...
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Can a Father transfer all his property to sons and leave daugthers with nothing [closed]

we are two sisters and two brothers. My Father, when alive, transferred the property to my two brothers when they were minors at age of 9 years and 7 years respectively. The property remained in my ...
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The implications of twelver /ithna Ashari belief that fadak was gift /endowment to fatima?

I recently learnt that fadak was an endowment to fatima by the prophet of Islam and abu bakr confiscated it as per twelver Fadak came under prophet/muslims in 628 CE. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/...
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Is the biological father of an illegitimate daughter mahram to her?

Is the biological father of an illegitimate daughter mahram to her? If not, does she have to do Hijab from him? And does she not inherit property from him?
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What is the Islamic view of 'Chimera'? Who will their children belong to as per Sharia?

A chimera is essentially a single organism that's made up of cells from two or more "individuals"—that is, it contains two sets of DNA, with the code to make two separate organisms. One way ...
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Where in Quran it's specified that a person can will one-third of their assets for charity?

I read that a person can not ask for more than one-third of their assets to be spent on charity in their will, and the remaining two-third should be divided according to Quran's laws. But I can't find ...
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Who inherits from a person with no immediate kin?

I was trying to find a ruling in Surah Nisa (v 7-14) but was unsuccessful. What is the ijtehad among the Ulema on how the wealth of a female Muslim is to be distributed if she has no parents, no ...
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For the sake of argument if fadak was to be inherited who are the inheritors other than fatima?

Some people only champion for the cause of Fatima, if fadak was to be inherited who are the beneficiaries? Why people don't stand up for the cause of other beneficiaries? I feel fatima and prophets ...
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Why was Fadak not granted to Fatima by Abu Bakr? [duplicate]

According to Qu'ran 8:41 And know that anything you obtain of war booty - then indeed, for Allah is one fifth of it and for the Messenger and for [his] near relatives and the orphans, the needy, ...
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Who inherits beside the daughters if the mother has siblings?

If a mother dies leaving only two daughters. The two thirds of her wealth will certainly pass to her daughters. Allah instructs you concerning your children: for the male, what is equal to the ...
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Sharia marriage/Nikah: what happens to the groom's assets if he dies?

Salam alaykum! My family and I are wondering about the islamic rulings on the groom's assets should he die. This question mainly bothers my areligious parents, who fear I would die young and briefly ...
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Is my father allowed not to distribute his property to his daughters while alive?

My father has land . He has 4 daughters and no sons . He does not divide the land and give to daughters . He doesn't like to give . He says, take the land after I died. What's the Islamic ruling on ...
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Do grandchildren get property share if their father and grandfather is dead?

My grandfather has a shop . He died at a young age. He has 3 sons and 2 daughters . In his 3 sons , one is my father . Now my father also passed away . Will I get share in my grandfather's property ?
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What is number of possibilities of cases in Inheritance can occur while distributing inheritance according to the Quran?

Many books have been written on Islamic rules of inheritance. I am curious to know what could be number of possibilities of cases in inheritance distribution
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Is there any property right of the second wife who has no children?

In a scenario where a man has two wives and the first wife has children whereas the second has no child. In this case after the demise of the husband what is the property right (inheritance) of the ...
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Do all possible heirs always get a share or is it possible that some may go out empty?

In case of inheritance we have a few kinds of heirs which we may categorize under one of the categories: spouses, parents (and their parents etc.), children (and their children etc.), siblings (and ...
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In inheritance are there cases where all the types of heirs get a share?

In the inheritance according to the islamic jurisprudence we have quota heirs ذوي الفروض which get a known amount of the share and residuary who may get from what is available after the all the quota ...
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Rules and regulations of property distribution in case of religious changing

If someone changed his/her religious what will be the criteria of distribution of inheritance property?? Is it will be changed according to previous religious or current religious??
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Please its a request, someone explain me why there sum of inheritance shares are not coming one in QURAN verses of Surah-Nisa?

I am a Muslim and I am assured that QURAN is devine. I used to surf websites so I found that in an anti-Islamic site there was mentioned that inheritance shares are not summing as 1 I have searched ...
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Share in inheritance

Does a woman(Widow) lose her share in her deceased husband's property if she marries after Iddat? I know a widow whose parents are reluctant for her second marriage, as her late husband was wealthy, ...
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What is the division of inheritance in this case? [closed]

My father passed away back in 2001, may Allah bless his soul and Jennah ferdos. His parents, my grandparents passed away long before. We have my mother and 2 males (myself incuded) and 2 females as ...
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What should I do when I have a child from zina when I am already married to someone else? [duplicate]

I am married woman. I have a child from zina, whose father is a another person. Who should inherent the child? Who should pay for expenses? Can my husband inherit the child?
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Is the fact that a woman inherits only half the share of a man a kind of injustice?

Wherever inheritance is on topic people quote those verses of the Qur'an, were we read the similar sentence: ... for the male, what is equal to the share of two females ... (see for example 4:11 ...
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Inheritance on grandfathers property [closed]

I have a question regarding inheritance. My father had an older brother and three sisters. My grandfather passed away in 1980s and for 10 years the property wasn’t transferred to anyone’s name. ...
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Can a woman use test-tube fertilization after the death of her husband?

A few years ago I heard that some non-Muslim "Pop-Star" wanted the sperms from her husband to be kept for later in-vitro fertilization as she and her husband failed to conceive and he also had cancer. ...
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What is the ruling on giving orphans inheritance after our death?

I am aware that Islam encourages looking after the orphans. It also prohibits giving your own lineage in place of their original lineage (through a change in surname). But what is the ruling related ...
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The example of the inheritance shares issue: how comes the Quran needs to be corrected?

My question is about the issue detailed in this topic: Inheritance shares don't add up to 1. Please read the whole message carefully though, this is not exactly a duplicate. To sum up the point, the ...
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How do I pay back the debt I owed to my deceased mother?

I am a Muslim living in the UK. My mother lent me £25,000 so I could pay off my remaining mortgage in full. It was agreed that I would pay it back in instalments. Nothing was written down in the form ...
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Inheritance division

I've been told that if someone dies, their assets MUST be divided correctly between the heirs asap based on Islamically outlined division percentages, otherwise the person(s) stopping the correct ...
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Mehr in case of husband death and wife abandoning the house

I am aware that a wife can claim Mehr from her husband estate in case of his death but what about the case when she abandons the house herself, takes kids with her and leave her old in-laws stranded. ...
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Inheritance in Islam [closed]

I heard that in Islam a boy will not get anything from his grandfather's property if his (the boy's) father has died before the grandfather. Shouldn't it be the other way round that the boy gets ...
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Do verses 11, 12, and 176 in surah An-Nisa'a apply to my grandmother and grandfather?

My grand-mother is in ill. So, their children decided to distribute the property which they have. My grand-father and grand-mother have their own property. So, I have searched in net to know about ...
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How to distribute a person's property who doesn't have any children?

How is the property of a deceased person who left a wife but no children distributed? He has 2 brothers, 1 older (no children and a widow) who died 10 years ago and another younger brother (who has ...
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Share of inheritance for wife,whose husband has died

Just curious to know that what would be share of children and grand children, if a woman died, and none of her parents or husband are alive..
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How this inherience case is solved based on Islamic laws?

Lets assume a man is dead and his left relatives are his wife, his parents and 3 daughters and after paying all debts and costs of funeral and any other payable amounts before dividing, finally there ...
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How to solve the following problem regarding distribution of Inheritance shares? [duplicate]

It is stated in the Quran: Allah instructs you concerning your children: for the male, what is equal to the share of two females. But if there are [only] daughters, two or more, for them is two ...
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