Muslim father receives one-sixth (i.e., 1/6). Father can receive additional residue (i.e., one-sixth share + Residue) if Sons and Sons of Sons how low soever do not survive. Father inherits one-half (i.e., 1/2) share only if surviving inheritors are Father, Mother (receives one-fourth or 1/4), and Wife (receives one-fourth or 1/4 prescribed share). Father inherits one-third (i.e., 1/3) if only surviving inheritors are Father, Mother (receives one-sixth or 1/6 prescribed share), and Husband (receives one-half or 1/2 prescribed share). Refer to "Islamic inheritance sharers and residuary" to learn more.


Father cannot be blocked by any inheritors but Father blocks Father of Father how high soever as well as siblings and their descendants. Father blocks the Mother of Father as per Hanafi, Shafii, and Maliki but not as per Hanbali.


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