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    Question ID: 46827Country: India

    Title: will (wasiyat)

    Question: Will or wasiyat by a Muslim in favour of his legal (Quranic) heir (waris) is legal or illegal?

    Answer ID: 46827

    Bismillah hir-Rahman nir-Rahim !

    (Fatwa: 1106/1113/M=9/1434) Those who inherit as per the Shariah may not be entitled to a will (wasiyat). So a person getting share as heir may not be nominated for a will, as the Prophet (صلی اللہ علیہ وسلم) said: لا وصیۃ لوارث

    Allah (Subhana Wa Ta'ala) knows Best

    Darul Ifta,

    Darul Uloom Deoband, India