Inheritance

October 9, 2022 4 mins

Can I Gift My Wealth to My Children during My Lifetime?

Answered by Shaykh Irshaad Sedick Question  We are currently having a dispute with my brothers regarding my father’s wealth. Alhamdulillah, my father has few properties. A few years ago, he mentioned that he wanted us to invest in his land and build some apartments. He has six flats there, which is his primary income source. […]
August 12, 2022 3 mins

Does the Husband Have Any Entitlement to the House If It Is under the Wife’s N...

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question I have a question regarding property ownership regarding inheritance and general distribution when one is still alive. House (including mortgage) and other debts (credit cards) are under the wife’s name, but the husband manages everything and pays all costs. The wife hasn’t paid anything towards the house or used […]
August 6, 2022 2 mins

How to Divide Inheritance after Mother’s Death?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question My mother passed away in Feb 2019. She had some money in her bank account and she wanted to use that money to pay for Hajj and Umrah for all her three kids. I performed Umrah and Hajj (on two different journeys), and my sister performed Umrah with our […]
July 8, 2022 3 mins

What Happens to the Estate of Someone Who Leaves No Will?

Answered by Shaykh Irshaad Sedick Question My parents were married according to Muslim rights for 39 years. My dad passed away a few weeks ago. There is no will. Is everything that he owns hers, rightfully? Or how do we do things, seeing there’s no will? The property belongs to both mother and father. Answer […]