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    Question ID: 59680Country: India

    Title: Property sharing between two wives.

    Question: My husband died 6 months ago. He left his property behind without any will. My husband married with another woman who comes with 1 child. We (me and husband) have 7 children (5 sons and 2 daughters). Other wife comes with 1 daughter and she has 7 children (4 sons and 3 daughters) with my husband. Kindly guide us in the light of Shariah that how to divide his property.

    Answer ID: 59680

    Bismillah hir-Rahman nir-Rahim !

    (Fatwa: 835/712/D=08/1436) In the above mentioned case if the parents of your deceased husband have already died then after meeting the expenses of funeral and paying debts etc, if any, whatsoever remains shall be divided into 368 shares. Out of the total 23-23 shares shall go to each wife, 28-28 shares to each son while each daughter shall get 14-14 shares. The detail of Shariah division is as follows: Details: Wives: 2x23=046 Sons: 9x28=252 Daughter: 5x14=070 Total: 368

    Allah (Subhana Wa Ta'ala) knows Best

    Darul Ifta,

    Darul Uloom Deoband, India