June 27, 2022 3 mins

Will Claims of Expenses be Accepted Without Proof in Inheritance?

Answered by Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat Question If a shop is purchased by a father and then, after his death, the elder son claims that he paid half of the money to buy the shop, but he has nothing to verify his claims. All he can do is say Allah knows this is true.  Will his […]
February 8, 2022 2 mins

Can I Take A Lesser Share Of My Inheritance?

Answered by Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat Question My father passed away when my siblings and I were children. I’ve been the sole treasurer/custodian of family assets from a young age. I want to take my share out of family assets, but I’m thinking of taking a lesser share than I would be entitled to. Is this […]
June 15, 2021 1 min

My mother who died as a non Muslim left me some inheritance. Can I accept it? I ...

Answer: assalamu alaykum It would be permitted for you to inherit from your non-Muslim mother in this case. Though the four schools state that this would generally be impermissible, there is (a) a difference of opinion among some of the salaf as to whether this rule applies to a Muslim inheriting from a non-Muslim and […]
February 20, 2021 3 mins

What Do Grandchildren Inherit?

Question: What do the grandchildren inherit from their grandfather if their grandfather and father die before the estate is divided? Answer: Wa alaykum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, Dear questioner, Thank you for your important question. When a grandfather dies, as long his sons are still alive, the grandchildren do not inherit anything from him. […]