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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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What will be the distribution of property among two daughters, a wife and two surviving parents left behind by someone? [duplicate]

I came across the verse 4:11 and I don't understand how the distribution will be done because it all sums up to be greater than the deceased left behind.
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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 ...