Complying With Fiqh Rules Regarding Inheritance

Ustadh Salman Younas breaks down the rules of inheritance in a complicated case, advising caution and consulting local scholars. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. I am a single female, never married. My mother has passed, may Allah have Mercy on her. It seems straightforward that 2/3 of my assets would go to […]

How to Divide Inheritance After a Parent’s Death?

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalamu alaykum My mother just passed away but hasn’t left any sort of will to her name. She verbally said a few things to us her children but nothing written. How do we correctly deal with her finances in light of the Sharia? Answer: Wa’alaykum assalam. My deepest condolences […]

My Father’s Inheritance Has Been Taken Unjustly. What Can I Do?

Answered by Shaykh Farid Dingle Question: Assalamu alaykum I wanted to ask a question regarding inheritance of my father as something had occurred which has made it confusing when trying to split the inheritance. After my father passed away, the government automatically gave everything my father owned to my step-mother. After a while my family […]

Can a Parent Disown a Child?

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalamu alaykum My father got upset and verbally said that he disowns me. After that incident, he never mentioned anything about it and he is maintaining usual relationship with me, as if nothing had happened. Does mentioning such thing put me out of his family for good? Answer: Wa’alaykum […]