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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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Taking out a Life Insurance Policy to avoid Estate Duty Taxes

   Question: Assalaamu Alaykum Mufti Saheb, the escalating burden of Estate duty that is being imposed by the South African government once a person passes away has become quite a scary and burdensome scenario for the living dependants. I am told that there is a fatwa that has been passed …

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Guidelines on Preparing one’s Will & Testament Islamically

QUESTION 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, especially in non-Muslim countries, insuring that upon death, …

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Guidelines on Preparing an Islamic Will and Testament

http://www.islamicteachings.org     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, especially in non-Muslim countries, insuring that …

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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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Inheritance Q&A Part 2

1. Talaaq & Inheritance Q:In the old days, the men would divorce their wives before they passed away. Upon their deaths, the divorced wives would not receive anything from the dead husband’s estate. They would say that the husband divorced her before he passed away and that is why she …

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Inheritance Q&A Part 1

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) 1.Paying creditors with …

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Permission of heirs and inheritance query

Question Our father passed away several decades ago in the UK. We are several brothers and sisters. Our father owned a house. After his demise, the brothers on their own accord sold the house for several thousand pounds and used it to purchase another house without giving us anything. They …

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