Is disinheritance of beneficiaries allowed in Islam?
Allah has ordained inheritance in the Qur’an. Believing Muslims do not have the authority to disregard it; doing so would be an injustice.
What is the overview of this specified system of inheritance distribution?
A surviving husband’s share is either ¼ or ½, depending on if they have children.If they have children, a surviving wife’s share is either ⅛ or ¼.Other shares are ⅙ […]
Who are the beneficiaries of the Islamic inheritance distribution?
In most cases, the inheritance goes to the son, daughter, husband, wife, parents, and in certain cases, grandparents, siblings, grandchildren, uncles, aunts, and so forth.
Is it Islamic to give everything to your spouse, assuming your spouse will distribute it fairly?
No, giving everything to the surviving spouse after death when there are other living beneficiaries is prohibited, since the Qur’an mandates other beneficiaries.
Is it obligatory to follow the rules of Inheritance as outlined in the Qur’an?
Yes, Allah (SWT) preceded the outlining of the rules of inheritance with a verse that warns people against taking people’s rights of wealth- verse 4:10, “Verily, those who unjustly eat […]
Is Islamic Inheritance ordained in the Qur’an?
Yes, Allah, Himself has stated how the inheritance is to be shared, and He has issued a warning against ignoring this division.He says (What could be translated as):” These are […]