Islamic inheritance table for conditions

Updated: Jul 15

There are four conditions that may occur regarding Islamic Inheritance. This representation is for an overview, but there are many details hidden behind that through our intuitive course and blogs.


We can deduce the below points from this Islamic inheritance table to help you learn Islamic inheritance law conditions.

  • The first column shows the Islamic inheritors' names, such as Husband, Wife, Son, Daughter, etc. Now you know the prospective inheritors who may be eligible to inherit under Muslim succession law are Spouse, Parents (or Grandparents), Children (or Grandchildren), Siblings, Consanguine male relatives, and distant kindred relatives.


Islamic Inheritance conditions

  • The second column shows the single inheritor condition. Daughter, Daughter of Son (how low soever), Full Sister, Paternal Sister, and Maternal Sibling can receive different shares compared to multiple inheritors. For example, the Daughter receives 1/2 (one-half) share if single.

  • The third column shows the Multiple inheritors condition. Daughters, Daughters of Sons (how low soever), Full Sisters, Paternal Sisters, and Maternal Siblings can receive share different shares compared to single inheritor condition. For example, Daughters receive 2/3 (two-thirds) share if multiple.

  • The fourth column shows the inheritors' conditions based on their living status. For example, the Husband's share reduces from 1/2 (one-half) to 1/4 (one-fourth) in the presence of children or grandchildren how low soever.


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