Mon, 30 Jan 2023

In Islam, we study wills and the equitable division of property following the death of the family's head. A few principles must be followed while drafting a will so that wealth can be dispersed fairly among children. The guidelines are spelled down in writing. The four key sources that facilitate comprehension of Islamic will and trust laws are:

  • Quran
  • Sunnah
  • Qiyas
  • Ijma


A person can make a will that adheres to the requirements, despite the laws being fairly complex and requiring comprehension, provided he has carefully studied them. These rules have aided in the development of contemporary algebra by encouraging the consideration of these factors. The importance of inheritance in Islamic civilizations. Prophet Mohammad (S.A.W.) indicated unequivocally that every Muslim has the right to inherit. Therefore, special norms and regulations must be followed while creating a will for the property.

RULES FOR CREATING A WILL
In Islam, the Quran defines will-writing and property distribution in explicit detail. Those who choose to establish a will can follow the regulations and understand how to do so properly, ensuring that each family member receives the portion of the estate that is rightfully theirs. By reading the Quran and Hadith or consulting with an Islamic scholar, one can learn the proper approach for drafting a valid will.

FACTORS TO CONSIDER FOR THE APPROPRIATE DISTRIBUTION
According to Sharia, Muslims must adhere to stringent standards based on the number and gender of family members. Moreover, based on the departure of descendants. To divide the property to an heir, the following elements must be considered:

Before distributing the estate to the inheritors, all obligations and expenses must be settled. First, it is vital to pay the debt associated with the burial expenses. The remaining debts are to organizations and individuals. It also contains the "mahr" a groom presents to his bride. If it is due, then pay her first. After all, obligations have been paid off, create a distribution chart for writing the will.

RULES TO DISTRIBUTE
According to the provisions of the will and trust, the assets are dispersed as follows:

  • The remainder of the inheritance is allocated to the children. Sons are compared twice as frequently as daughters.
  • If the husband survives with children, he receives one-fourth of the inheritance, while sons receive twice as much as daughters.
  • If both parents pass away, the children will inherit the entire estate. Sons will receive twice as much as daughters under the distribution scheme.


In Islam, it is essential to have goodwill and trust. In this manner, everyone receives the appropriate amount, and there is no unfairness. To put up a will and distribute assets and property sensibly, one must carefully study the instructions. There are no family tensions when the rules are followed, and everything runs smoothly.

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