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How much acres the brother gets and sister and mother as Inheretance ?


Salam alaaikum sheikh,
my father left 64 acres of agricultural land among 4 brothers, 8 sisters and a mother. kindly let me know the distribution of share in terms of acres. How much acres the brother gets and sister and mother? Looking forward for your reply.
Jazak Allah


In the Name of Allah, the All-Beneficent, the All-Merciful.
Wa-Alaykum Assalam Wa Rahmtu-Allah,

After paying back debts and costs of burial etc…
The wife inherits 1/8th of the estate left behind. However note that “A wife does not inherit anything from the land of a house, garden, plantation, or from any other land, neither from the land itself nor from the value of it.Furthermore, she does not inherit from what stands on the land, such as buildings and trees; she does, however, inherit from their value. The same applies to the trees, crops, and buildings that are on the land of a garden, plantation, or on any other land. However, she does inherit from the actual fruit that was present on the trees at the time of her husband’s death.”

In regards to the specific question being asked and the division of the acrage therefore:

The land will be divided only between the children and each male receives twice that of the female.

4 Male (8 portions)
8 Female (8 portions)
Total =16 portions.

If acres are divided into 16 portions = 4 acres per portion.

That is, each male (sone) receives 8 acres and each female (daughetr) receives 4 acres.

S.L. Al-Hakim