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Is the fact that a woman inherits only half the share of a man a kind of injustice?

TL;DR: Inheritance is a component in a dynamical system, and this component is imbalanced so that men receive a greater quantity. The system, as a whole, can favor either men or women, depending on ...
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Mom's Belongings After Her Death

First of all what I see here is rather a fatwa-request not a question about Islam and we are not a fatwa site. Secondly even if you ask for a fatwa more information is needed: Because first of all if ...
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Where in Quran it's specified that a person can will one-third of their assets for charity?

The possibility of making an optional bequest (وصية) and distributing the remainder according to the prescribed shares is present in the Quran. من بعد وصية يوصين بها ... after any bequest they [may ...
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What is the division of inheritance in this case?

If your father has no other spouses or children, and his parents died before him, and any debts and wills have been settled. Your mother gets 1/8th since she has children: Quran 4:12 And for the ...
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What is the ruling on giving orphans inheritance after our death?

Those people whom can inherit are described and listed in a number of Verses of the Qur'an. Among them you'll find the (bodily) children, (biological) parents. grandparents and wife/husband, (bodily) ...
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Is the fact that a woman inherits only half the share of a man a kind of injustice?

The Logic behind this is simple A daughter is the responsibility (religious duty) of her father (read male) to provide for her needs (food, clothes, shelter, education, etc.). If she has brothers, ...
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Is the fact that a woman inherits only half the share of a man a kind of injustice?

Yes this is true, because male have responsibility to provide for the family, to live/eat and everything of the need the responsibility of the male... Instead, female get the share from the husband ...
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Mehr in case of husband death and wife abandoning the house

The mehr has nothing to do with the in laws or other family members. The mehr is between the husband and wife only. It is what the wife gets from her husband it is her right and so her personal ...
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Mehr in case of husband death and wife abandoning the house

Mehr is wife's personal property, her behaviour described in the question does not change her ownership over her personal belongings. You may argue in front of the judge (qadhi?) about the ...
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Can a woman use test-tube fertilization after the death of her husband?

According to these two fatwas -in Arabic- (note one is referring to the other) on test-tube fertilization (islamqa and al-azhar) and I try to briefly translate the major statements (please also note ...
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How do I pay back the debt I owed to my deceased mother?

A receivable debt remains part of the lender's property and is payable even if the lender dies. If the lender dies, all his wealth, including receivables, is the property of the heirs (according to ...
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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?

You've mentioned two cases in inheritance law: A person dies leaving 1 wife 1 daughter 1 mother 1 father and no other relatives. The prescribed shares are: The wife 1/8 or 12.50% The daughter ...
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Do all possible heirs always get a share or is it possible that some may go out empty?

Heirs who have a direct relationship with the deceased will always get a share in the estate, these are six relations: Father, Mother, Husband, Wife, Son and Daughter. Among other heirs (e.g. ...
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In inheritance are there cases where all the types of heirs get a share?

Please refer to the answer to your related question here. A spouse, parent and child will always receive a share. A sibling may get a share in the absence of a male parent or child, according to the ...
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Who inherits beside the daughters if the mother has siblings?

After distribution of the fixed shares, all of the remainder goes to the عصبة . ألحقوا الفرائض بأهلها فما بقي فهو لأولى رجل ذكر Give the shares to those who are entitled to them, and what remains ...
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Who inherits from a Muslim female with no immediate kinship?

It depends on various factors, such as exactly who survived the deceased, the madhab being implemented, whether a Will \ Bequest was made etc. Broadly speaking the following are potential heirs of a ...
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Is the biological father of an illegitimate daughter mahram to her?

According to the majority of scholars, he is not considered her father and so he has no rights over her or duties towards her, neither does she to him. She does not inherit from him, nor does he ...
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Question regarding inheritance

You can use this website as an inheritance calculator: http://inheritance.ilmsummit.org/projects/inheritance/home.aspx But, to clarify how your specific cases work, anyone specifically given an ...
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Is the biological father of an illegitimate daughter mahram to her?

According to most scholars (except for the Shafi'is), she is mahram to him but she still does not inherit from him nor is she attributed to him (in all four Sunni madhabs). The prohibition about ...
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For the sake of argument if fadak was to be inherited who are the inheritors other than fatima?

Considering that Fadak was obtained without a war, and with the surrender of its inhabitants, it was not considered as spoils and as anfal, it belonged only to the person of the Prophet. When the ...
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Is my father allowed not to distribute his property to his daughters while alive?

It be his personal property, he not be required to give any of his property to anyone. He is only required to spend on his daughter's expenses if they are unmarried. It is only after his death that it ...
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Is there any property right of the second wife who has no children?

Wives have a share in the inheritance, as long as they had a valid marriage to the husband at the time of his demise, or they are within the iddah period of a reconcilable divorce. Having children is ...
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Rules and regulations of property distribution in case of religious changing

Convert to Islam: He\She will receive inheritance from Muslim relations but will not receive inheritance from non-Muslim relations. On his\her death, Muslim heirs will receive the estate, any non-...
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Share in inheritance

If a man dies from a woman who inherited his estate according to the legal inheritance, and does not terminate her marriage with another person after her right to inherit from her first husband by ...
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Is the fact that a woman inherits only half the share of a man a kind of injustice?

First of all note that the verse part saying a male inherits twice of what a female inherits apply to brothers and sisters only, so it isn't a general ruling in shari'a. Also note that in shari'a the ...
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Is the fact that a woman inherits only half the share of a man a kind of injustice?

In addition to the other answers which point that the man is responsible for his wife, children, elderly father, mother, etc and that women have no such responsibility and are also entitled to nafaqa ...
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Inheritance division

Assalam O Alaikum This is right. When someone (Muslim) dies, his/her family/relative must share his/her remaining in all of the relatives according to the Islam's teachings. 1. When a Muslim dies, ...
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Inheritance in Islam

What you heard is incorrect. For example, if the son has passed away, and there are no parents: With one daughter: 1/2 to daughter, 1/2 to son of son. With more than one daughter: 2/3 to daughters ...
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Do verses 11, 12, and 176 in surah An-Nisa'a apply to my grandmother and grandfather?

Providing a will for after death is not suggested in Islam. The way how the wealth will be divided in case that someone dies is clearly defined in the Quran. As such, someone writing a will which will ...
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How this inherience case is solved based on Islamic laws?

Oh, you inquired an interesting inquiry. There are some verses which speaking regarding inheritance. E.g. Surah Nisa(4) verses 11-12; likewise 4:176 For instance look at the verse below: ...

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