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Question # : 219


A man dies leaving a wife, 3 sons and 6 daughters. The wife is the mother of all the children. How shuld the inheritance of the deceased be distributed accordihg to Shariah?

Answer : 219

Published on: Apr 28, 2007

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

(Fatwa: 415/J)


Provided the question is correct and after paying the due rights preceding the inheritance, the entire property of the dead person will be distributed in 96 shares; out of which the wife will get 12 shares, each son will get 14 shares and each daughter will get 7 shares.


1 wife:               12

3 sons:             42

6 daughters:      42

Allah knows Best!

Darul Ifta,
Darul Uloom Deoband

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