Distribution of estate

Category: 

Inheritance

According to Madhhab: 

Hanafi

Reference: 

1440-098

Question: 

Can you please advise
me of the manner in which my wife’s estate will be distributed if she pre-deceases
me (her husband) based on the following:

• We are married in accordance with Islamic Law;

• My wifes Father has passed away. Her Mother is alive;

• My wife has 3 x Brothers and 3 x Sisters all of whom are alive.

I would appreciate it if you could indicate the beneficiaries and the relevant
share portfolio / percentage each would be entitled to?


Answer: 

In the queried scenario the estate will be dissolved as follows,
HEIR
MOTHER
9 shares 
16.66%
HUSBAND
27 shares 
50%
BROTHER 1
4 shares 
7.407%
BROTHER 2
4 shares 
7.407%
BROTHER 3
4 shaares 
7.407%
SISTER 1
2 shares 
3.703%
SISTER 2
2 shares 
3.703%
SISTER 3
2 shares 
3.703%
TOTAL
54 shares 
99.99%
And Allah Taaala knows best!
ANSWERED BY: Mufti Mohammed Desai


CHECKED AND APPROVED BY:  Mufti Muhammed Saeed Motara Saheb D.B 
Date: 09 Safar 1440  English Date: 19 October 2018

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