Can a gift be given to a person who is not part of the heirs?

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Gifts given during one’s final illness (The final illness is that in which it is thought most likely that the individual will die as a result of it ) come under the ruling on bequests and can only be given from one-third of the wealth. But it is not permissible to make a bequest to an heir, because the Prophet (blessings and peace of Allah be upon him) said: “Allah has given each person who has rights his rights, and there is no bequest to an heir.” Abu Dawood
If the father/mother is sick but it is not a final illness, then there is nothing wrong with distributing the estate before death, especially as this will prevent disputes in the future.


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