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Do stepchildren inherit?

Important Notice: National Jumuah campaign across South Africa in all Masaajid this Jumuah 31 May 2013 on the importance of Correct Aqeedah – UUCSA (United Ulama Council of South Africa) (MJC, Jamiatul Ulama KZN, Jamiatul Ulama TVL, Sunni Jamiatul Ulama, Sunni Ulama Council, Eastern Cape Islamic Congress, Council of Ulama …

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Bequeathing assets during one’s lifetime?

Q. Slmz I am busy preparing my Shariah compliant will and would like to confirm a few questions. I wish to bequest my house and a car (I own 3) to my wife now while I am alive to be effected upon my death and thereafter wish for the remainder …

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Eating at the funeral home?

JAMIATUL ULAMA KZN DAILY Q&A Programme Announcement: Islamic Wills & Estate Planning Date: 19 February, 2013 Time: After Maghrib Venue: Pietermaritzburg, Centre Musjid (Church Street) Click here for more details Nasihah (Advice): The benefits of leaving a Shari’ah compliant Will: Sayyiduna Jabir (Radiyallahu Anhu) reports that Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) …

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Excluding heirs because of prior gifts

JAMIATUL ULAMA KZN DAILY Q&A Islamic Wills Series –The Jamiatul Ulama (KZN) has launched a series of programs throughout KZN focusing on the importance of an Islamic Will in the life of a Muslim. On Tuesday 5th February, the Jamiat conducted a successful program in Shallcross which was well received …

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Does my daughter’s son inherit?

JAMIATUL ULAMA KZN DAILY Q&A Nasihah (Advice): Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said: “When two Muslims meet and shake hands, their sins are forgiven before they separate” (Abu Dawood, Hadith #: 5214, Narrated by al-Bara) NB. This applies to Mahrams and Muslims of the same gender. It is prohibited to shake …

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Inheriting from non-Muslim parents

JAMIATUL ULAMA KZN DAILY Q&A Nasihah (Advice): Adhere to the teachings of your mainstream Ulama Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) has said: “Adhere to the Jama’ah (mainstream Ulama and Ummah) and beware of finding your own way. For Shaitaan accompanies a lone person and he maintains a distance from two. Whoever …

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Leaving behind wealth for one’s heirs

JAMIATUL ULAMA KZN DAILY Q&A Announcement: Jamiat Perpetual Salaah timetables for Durban, South Africa can be collected free from the Jamiat head office, 223 Alpine Road, Durban. These are useful in determining Salaah, Suhoor and Iftaar times all year round. Nasihah (Advice): The reward of Fajr and Esha in congregation: …

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Asset division between spouses

Q. I’m married and I possess assets. My wife also possesses her own assets. However, there are certain items in the house that we both use jointly, like the furniture, crockery, etc. I fear that there will be confusion in ascertaining our assets upon our demise. Please advise me what …

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