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Who would be the rightful owner of my brother


After death of father inheritance goes to children,
If any one child dies bachelor not having any wife or children behind, but have brother, sister & mother so who is rightfull owner of his inheritance.


Wa Alaykumussalam

Thank you for your query.

If your mentioned case is that a person dies whose father had already passed but has mother, brothers and sisters alive then the inheritance of this deceased person will be inherited by his mother only as he had no offspring.

According to Ayatullah al-Udhma Sayyid Ali Sistany:

Ruling 2745. There are three groups of people who inherit from a deceased person on the basis of kinship.

The first group consists of the deceased’s father, mother, and offspring, and in the absence of offspring, the grandchildren, however many generations they go forward; whoever from among them is nearer to the deceased inherits from him. And as long as there is even one person from this group, those in the second group do not inherit.

May Allah(swt) grant you success


Syed Haider