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Question # : 48185

Saudi Arabia

(1) In inheritance what are the shares of the following: one wife, two sons and three girls.
(2) In inheritance what are the shares of the following: one wife, three sons and three girls.

Answer : 48185

Published on: Sep 19, 2013

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم


(Fatwa: 1352/1338/N=11/1434)

(1) If only the above mentioned persons are the Shariah heirs of the deceased person then the inheritance shall be divided into 8 shares after paying due rights preceding inheritance. Out of total 1 share shall go to the wife, 2-2 shares to each son while 1-1 share shall go to each daughter. The detail of Shariah division is as follows:

Details:
Wife: 1x1=1
Son: 2x2=4
Daughters: 3x1=3
Total: 8

(2) In this case the inheritance shall be divided into 72 shares. Out of which the wife shall get 9 shares, 14-14 shares shall go to each son while 7-7 shares to each daughter. The detail of division is as follows:

Details:
Wife: 1x09=09
Son: 2x14=28
Daughters: 3x07=21
Total: 72

Allah knows Best!


Darul Ifta,
Darul Uloom Deoband

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