Distribution of estate

Category: 

Inheritance

According to Madhhab: 

Hanafi

Reference: 

1440-244

Question: 

Please advise me on how to distribute my brother's estate. My brother left behind a wife, 2 Sons, 1 Daughter and 4 Siblings, 3 Sisters and 1 Brother. 

Answer: 
After discharging primary dues such as burial expenses, outstanding debts (if any), implementing bequests from one-third of the remainder (if applicable), the balance of the estate will then be apportioned into 40 shares to devolve upon the surviving heirs as follows:-

WIFE
5 shares 
12.5%
SON (1)
14 shares 
35%
SON (2)
14 shares 
35%
DAUGHTER
7 shares 
17.5%
BROTHER
DEPRIVED
------------
3 SISTERS
DEPRIVED
------------
TOTAL
40
100%
And Allah Ta'aala knows best!
ANSWERED BY: Mufti Mohammed Desai
CHECKED AND APPROVED BY:  Mufti Muhammed Saeed Motara Saheb D.B 
Date: 07 Jumadal Ula 1440 - English Date: 14 January 2019

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