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Why do males inherit more than females?

  Nasihah (Advice): Learn the laws of Inheritance   Abdullah ibn Mas’ud reported that Rasulullah sallahu alaihi wa sallam said, “Learn the [laws of] inheritance and teach it to people for I will pass away soon. Knowledge will soon be taken away so much so that two people will argue regarding …

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Can the executor of an estate distribute the estate to the heirs in installments?

  Nasihah (Advice): Depriving heirs of their rights to inheritance   Sayyiduna Anas Bin Maalik Radhiyallaahu Anhu reports that Rasoolullah Sallallaahu Alayhi Wasallam said: “Whoever flees from (distributing) inheritance to his heirs, Allah will deprive him of his inheritance in Paradise on the Day of Resurrection.” (Ibn Majah) ______________________________   Question …

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How should the missed Salaah and Fasts of a deceased be discharged?

  Nasihah (Advice): Do not neglect Salaah deliberately   Sayyiduna Abu Darda’ Radhiyallahu Anhu reports: My close friend, Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam advised me: “Do not associate anything with Allah, even if you are cut and burned. Do not neglect any prescribed Salaah deliberately, for whoever neglects it deliberately no longer …

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Are pension payouts included as part of the estate?

QUESTION Assalam Aleikum Warahmatullah Wabarakatuh. My late husband was paying a certain percentage on his Pension Fund and his Employer also for his retirement benefit. I am the beneficiary with accordance to the country laws plus the minors. My husband has other children from his ex-wife and since we are …

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What value is considered when purchasing from an estate?

  Nasihah (Advice): Blessings in a transaction   Sayyiduna Hakeem Ibn Hizaam Radhiyallahu Anhu reports that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallamsaid, “Both parties in a business transaction have a right to annul it so long as they have not separated; and if they tell the truth and make everything clear to each …

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