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    Question ID: 164769Country: India

    Title: Husband's property distribution to wife and his mother

    Question: According to Shariah, what percentage of a person's property divided between his wife and his mother. He has no child when he died. He left behind him wife, two young brother, one elder sister and mother.

    Answer ID: 164769

    Bismillah hir-Rahman nir-Rahim !

    (Fatwa: 1529/1322/L=01/1440)


    In the question mentioned above the property of deceased person shall be divided into 60 shares and distributed among his heirs. Out of the total, 15 shares shall go to his wife, 10 shares to his mother and 14-14 shares to each brother while each sister shall get 7 shares. The detail of Shariah division is as follows:


    Wife:                1 x 15 = 15

    Mother:             1 x 10 = 10

    Brothers:          2 x 14 = 28

    Sister:               1 x 07 = 07


    Total                   60        shares


    The answer is correct provided the grandfather of the deceased person had died before him.

    Allah (Subhana Wa Ta'ala) knows Best

    Darul Ifta,

    Darul Uloom Deoband, India