What Can We Do about Missed Prayers of a Deceased?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalamu’alaykum, What is the expiation for missed obligatory prayers If someone passes away and couldn’t make up the missed prayers – can his family members expiate for it? Who is responsible and how can one do it? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray that you […]

Converts and Inheritance

Answered by Shaykh Faraz A. Khan Question: I have a question regarding inheritance. My husband and I are both converts. Recently, my mother converted alhamdulillah; otherwise we have no Muslim relatives. We also have two adopted children who are young (8 year old twins). How should we structure are wills, so that my mother gets […]

Inheritance Laws: Can I Stipulate Other Than the Determined Amounts Mentioned in the Qur’an?

Answered by Ustadh Faraz A. Khan Question: According to the sharia, an estate should be transferred in between kids as 1/3 to the girl and 2/3 to a boy. Will it be ok if one decides to do 1/2 and 1/2  between the boy and girl, especially if the kids are not married? Answer: Assalamu […]