Islam Question and Answer
General Supervisor: Shaykh Muhammad Saalih al-Munajjid
Thu 29 DhH 1435 - 23 October 2014
Inheritance and distribution of the estate
174421 - He bequeathed half of his land to his sisters; should his will be executed?
197580 - Their father has died, and they live in the West where the courts operating under man-made laws give the mother half of the marital home; what is the ruling?
203489 - Is the child obliged to obey the parents and give up his or her share of the inheritance?
204646 - Does the husband’s son inherit from the wife of his father?
200453 - She died and left behind two daughters, grandsons (son’s sons), and nephews and nieces; how should the estate be divided?
209900 - Their father died and left them a shop that is run by some of the heirs; how should the estate be divided among them?
200448 - The heirs do not have the right to take back from their sister’s children a gift that she received from them with their consent, then her children inherited it
195951 - Is it permissible to buy the house that was bequeathed to some of the heirs and not others without their consent?
185199 - If he dies and leaves behind a father, mother, Christian wife, and brothers and sisters both full- and half-siblings, who among them inherits from him?
194322 - How can the daughters of the deceased be given their shares of the inheritance fifteen years after the death of their father?
197651 - What should he do about his paternal uncle who unlawfully took his house that he inherited from his father, and he cannot do anything about it?
197852 - Her married brother died before her father died; who has the right of inheritance after the death of her father?
193143 - How should they divide the house that they have inherited? They worked to complete it, some of them spent on construction and some spent on finishing it
193698 - Their father died and left them a house and a tailor shop; how should the estate be divided among them?
184120 - He built an apartment over his father’s house with his own money; do the heirs have any right to it?
192740 - She died and left behind two daughters, a sister and a nephew (brother’s son)
189181 - They inherited wealth from their father and invested it in some business; how should they pay zakaah?
104346 - She left instructions to deprive her oldest son of his inheritance because she had helped him to get married with her money
144593 - Is it acceptable to stipulate a condition in the marriage contract that her husband should not inherit from her if she dies?
127945 - If a couple died together in an accident, who inherits from whom?
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