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Distribution of Estate


As salam walikum my question is my husband bought a house on joint name me and himself he bought this house with his own earnings no contribution from my side or myself he just put my name with him in papers so the house is on my husband name and on my name as well we have 2 boys and my mother and husband mother is alive if i died what will happen because my husband bought a house with his saving so whole house will be his property ? or will it distribute to my heirs please guide me in light of islam jazzakallah


Alaykum Salaam

If you truly own half of the house (i.e. he has gifted it to you) then your parents would inherit from your share at your death. If he considers the house to be his then they will not.


Abbas Jaffer