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Distributing money as Inheritance

  Nasihah (Advice): Learn the laws of inheritance Sayyiduna Abdullah Ibn Masud radiyallahu anhu reported that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi 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 …

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Zakaat on an estate which has not been wound up

  Nasihah (Advice): Beware of oppressing one’s heirs   Rasulullah sallahu alaihi wa sallam said, “Sometimes a man and a woman live in the obedience of Allah for sixty years then before they die they cause such harm in their bequests that Jahannam becomes warranted for them.” [i.e. They cause harm …

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Waiving debts in one’s will

  Nasihah (Advice): Pay your debts as soon as possible Sayyiduna Abu Hurairah Radiyallahu anhu reported that Rasulullah sallahu alaihi wa sallam said, “A delay in payment by a rich person is an act of injustice / oppression.” (Sahih Bukhari) ______________________________   Question and Answer:   A few Months before my …

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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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