Adoption and inheritance

Adoption and inheritance

Question

In some countries, adopted children are legally entitled to inheritance similar to biological children. What is your advice regarding this?

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Wasiyyah and inheritance query – Grandchildren’s inheritance

Waṣiyyah and inheritance query – Grandchildren’s inheritance

Question

If a deceased person has a few sons, and one of them has already died before him and has children, will the grandchildren be entitled to inheritance? If the deceased wrote a will for his grandchildren, is this will acceptable in Islam? Please can you clarify the matter because some people believe that the grandchildren should be entitled to inheritance from a logical perspective.

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Inheritance Question

Inheritance Query

Question

My father’s sister passed away recently. At the time of her death neither her husband, parents or siblings were alive and she does not have any children. However, her brother’s four daughters and one son, her other brother’s one daughter, and sister’s two sons and five daughters were alive. Please advise on how the wealth of the deceased should be distributed because there is a debate within us.

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Do You Know What You Own?

Do You Know What You Own?

At first glance, this may seem an absurd question. However, this is a serious issue which is generally brushed under the carpet and has serious consequences in this world and the hereafter. Whilst you may think you know the answer to this question, read on and ask yourself whether you really know what you own.

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