What is an Islamic Wassiyyah?
Al-waṣiyyah is an integral part of the Islamic law of inheritance. Giving a stipulated fraction out of a Muslim’s Legal estate/Islamic Will willingly to non-heirs while alive is an applauded […]
If all heirs are in full agreement to voluntarily distribute the estate in different shares than what is specified in the Quran, can they do that?
If the heirs agree voluntarily and without any compulsion amongst themselves to share the wealth equally amongst themselves, so that there will be no difference between males and females, this […]
Can one of the heirs give up their rights of inheritance to other deserving members?
It should be noted that inheritance becomes irrevocably part of a person’s property, but if a person wants to give it up after that to other heirs, there is nothing […]
If the estate gets distributed before or after death and the distribution was not according to the Islamic law as Allah specified in the Quran but mainly was distributed unfairly, what should be done with such distribution?
This transaction is not Islamically legitimate and this is considered favoring one child over another, which is not permitted in Islam.Those heirs who were favored over others should give back […]
What is a Wassiyyah?
A wassiyyah is not the same thing as a “last will” in the United States. The wassiyyah, in Islam, refers to a 1/3 (or less) bequest that a Muslim can […]