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    Question ID: 64917Country: India

    Title: Property distribution

    Question: We are two brothers and two sisters in our family. My mother is alive but my father has expired. Please guide me in what proportion shall the property of my father be divided. Is there any division on cash.

    Answer ID: 64917

    Bismillah hir-Rahman nir-Rahim !

    (Fatwa: 702/674/SN=07/1437)

    If your grandfather and grandmother died prior to your father then as per the question mentioned above whatsoever property (land, house, cash, jewellery and other assets) they have left it shall be divided among 48 shares, after paying due rights preceding inheritance. Out of the total your mother shall get 6 shares, while each brother shall get 14-14 shares and each of your sister shall get 7-7 shares. The detail of Shariah division is as follows:


    Wife:                1x06 = 06

    Sons:                2x14 = 28

    Daughters:        2x07 =  14

    Total:                           48 Shares

    Allah (Subhana Wa Ta'ala) knows Best

    Darul Ifta,

    Darul Uloom Deoband, India