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Q:

we were a family of 7 :- father, mother, 4 sisters and one brother, My father passed away a long time a go we has two house when father was alive and father had a business , every thing was taken over by brother and his wife, we all sister are married and settle and mother still alive , my mother lives in one house my eldest sister passed away , now when my mother house we will be inherited by three sisters when she will pass away All I want to know since by sister passed way how will inheritance will be divided because my sisters who passed away her son as asking his share in inheritance how valid will be his claim according to Islamic Shia law

A:

Salaamun Alaykum

Your nephew cannot inherit from your mother’ estate. Only from his own mother. 

(http://www.shiawills.org/)

Kind regards

Abbas Jaffer