Who is the Wali After the Father’s Death?

Fatwa ID: 03817

Answered by: Maulana Nabil Khan

 

Question

After the father passes away the most right of being the Wali is the grandfather, is that right?

 

بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحْمنِ الرَّحِيْم

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

 

Answer:

Yes, it is correct. When the father passes away then the paternal grandfather, if alive, will take the next position as the guardian (wali).

 

Reference:

Al-Fatawa Al-Hindiyyah Volume 1 Pg 312

 

 

Only Allah knows best

Written by Maulana Nabil Khan

Checked and approved by Mufti Mohammed Tosir Miah

Darul Ifta Birmingham

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