Inheritance Case

Fatwa ID: 04141

Answered by: Maulana Muhammad Asadullah Anwar Adam

 

Question:

 

Assalamualaikum,

My father passed away and has left behind the following family members, can you please confirm the inheritance % entitlement split amongst us according to the Hanafi fiqh, Jazak Allah Khair.

 

1 x wife

4 x sons

1 x daughter

5 x paternal grandson

3 x paternal granddaughter

 

 

بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحْمنِ الرَّحِيْم

In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful

 

Answer:

 

The distribution will be as follows:-

Widow- 9/72 shares or 12.5%.

Daughter- 7/72 shares 9.723%.

Four Sons- Each son will receive 14/72 shares or 19.444%.

 

The grandchildren won't receive anything due to the presence of a son above them in the line of relationship to the deceased [1]

Total= 9+7+56 (14×4) = 72 shares total.

 

 

Only Allah knows best

Written by Maulana Muhammad Asadullah Anwar Adam

Checked and approved by Mufti Mohammed Tosir Miah

Darul Ifta Birmingham

 

 

[1] [Raddul Mukhtar v.10 page 517]

Comments are closed.