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Mother’s Death

Does Father Own Everything after Mother’s Death?

Wa `alaykum as-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: 1- Whatever your mother left should be distributed as soon as possible. 2- In your case, the share of your …

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Inheritance Laws: Do Men Always Receive Double?

Short Answer: No! This is a common misconception. In fact, out of 60+ scenarios, a man inherits double what a woman would inherit in only four of them, and in some scenarios, a woman actually inherits more than a male counterpart. So inheritance is not based upon gender, it’s based upon carrabba, or expectations and responsibilities on the person inheriting. A …

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Who Says Islam Prohibits Adoption?

Salam Dear Sister, Thank you for your question and may Allah reward you for asking such an important question. The question of adoption in Islam is one that is very often misunderstood. Islam Does NOT Prohibit Adoption Rather, Islam provides teachings to allow adoption while, at the same time, preserving the integrity of the family …

Difference in Inheritance between Men and Women: Why?

All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger.   In this fatwa: 1- Gender is not the effective factor of inheritance variation. 2- There are three criteria that cause the difference in inheritance shares, namely, the degree of kinship, the generation position, and the financial obligations. 3- Males …

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