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Question # : 151387


A mother has passed away leaving husband, 3 sons, 1 daughter. How would her wealth be distributed?

Answer : 151387

Published on: May 29, 2017

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

(Fatwa: 1054/929/SN=8/1438)


If that woman left behind none among her father, mother, grandfather, grandmother or Nani and she left only husband, three sons and one daughter then in the question mentioned above all the property of the deceased person shall be divided into 28 shares, after paying due rights proceeding inheritance. Out of the total, the husband shall get seven shares, 6-6 shares shall go to each son while the daughter shall get 3 shares. The detail of Shariah division is as follows:


Husband:          1 x 7 = 7

Sons:                3 x 6 = 18

Daughter:          1 x 3 = 3


Total                 28        shares

Allah knows Best!

Darul Ifta,
Darul Uloom Deoband

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