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Islamic Inheritance sharers overview chart

Updated: Nov 30, 2022

Islamic inheritance law chart shows the fixed and residuary sharers including Husband, Wife, Sons (or Sons of Sons how low soever), Daughters (or Daughters of Sons how low soever), Father (or Father of Father how high soever), Mother (or Mother of Mother and/or Mother of Father how high soever), Full and Paternal Siblings and their male descendants, and, Maternal Siblings. Distant kindred relatives can inherit if neither fixed sharer nor residuary survives, with the exception that Distant kindred do inherit in the presence of Husband or Wife. Spouse inherits only fixed or prescribed share. Children (and Grandchildren how low soever) can inherit as fixed and residuary sharers. Paternal Parents inherit as fixed and residuary sharers. Maternal Parents inherit as fixed sharers. Siblings inherit as fixed and residuary sharers. It gives a great overview before you may learn about Islamic Inheritance law through our intuitive course and blogs.


The chart you can access here gives essential information for learners that serves as a representation to give you a firsthand guide.


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