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Does a separated wife inherit from her husband?

  Nasihah (Advice): Do not deprive yourself of your inheritance in Paradise   Sayyiduna Anas Bin Maalik Radiyallahu Anhu reports that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said,“Whoever attempts to dent the inheritance due to his heirs, Allah will deprive him of his inheritance in Paradise on the Day of Resurrection.” (Ibn Majah) …

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Inheritance between different faiths

  Nasihah (Advice): Muslims protect one another   Sayyiduna Abu Hurairah Radiyallahu Anhu reports that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said: “The believer is a mirror to a believer, and the believer is the brother of a believer who guards him against loss and protects him when he is absent.” (Abu Dawood) …

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Inheritance of an adopted child

Nasihah (Advice): Deprivation of the inheritance of Jannah Sayyiduna Anas Bin Maalik Radhiyallahu Anhu reports that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said: “Whoever avoids giving the inheritance to his heirs, Allah (SWT) will deprive him of his inheritance in Paradise on the Day of Resurrection.” (Ibn Majah) ________________________________________________   Question and Answer: Q.  As salaamualaikum, I …

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Inheritance of Wife

Question As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. I would like to know what my wife would inherit if I pass away first. My wife is a revert to Islam…her family is Christian. We do not have any children and my parents have passed away. I have 2 brothers, 1 nephew and 4 …

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Prohibition of marrying a daughter from an adulterous relationship

Nasihah (Advice): There is no fixed share of inheritance for an illegitimate child   Sayyiduna Amr Bin Shuaib narrates from his father who narrates from his grandfather Radhiyallahu Anhum, reports that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said: “Any man who fornicates with a free woman, or a slave woman, then the …

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Talaaq & Inheritance

Nasihah (Advice): Do not delay in burial   When Talha bin Bara’ Radhiyallahu Anhu fell ill, Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wa Sallam came to visit him and said, “Verily, I think that Talha is about to pass away. So inform me when he passes away and make haste (in burying him). …

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Importance of having an Islamic Will

Nasihah (Advice): Do not be desirous of the world   Sayyiduna Abdullah Bin Masood Radhiyallahu Anhu reports that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said: “Do not take to the estate (do not be desirous of it), such that you become desirous of the world.” (Tirmidhi)   ________________________________________________   Question and Answer:   …

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Are women denied equality by giving them a lesser share?

This question is being asked alot by Western women and due to Western influence some Muslim women have been questioning the fairness with which property was divided. Islam was the first religion to give women rights, and a share in the inheritance at a time when women were considered property of …

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Guidelines on Preparing an Islamic Will and Testament

http://www.islamicteachings.org Answered by Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam al-Kawthari   Can you please provide me with general guidelines that would help me prepare my last Will and testament according to Islamic law? Answer:  In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful, Writing and preparing a Will is undoubtedly very important, …

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