Question(s):
Can you give the inheritance shares for the following scenario: husband passes away and leaves behind a wife, son and 2 daughters.

Answer(s):
In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.

As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.

In the scenario in question, after fulfilling the necessary funeral and burial costs, clearing any debts and fulfilling any bequests, the remaining assets will be split into 32 shares.

Thus, if there are no other inheritors, apart from those you have outlined, the 32 shares will be distributed as follows:
Wife – 4 shares (12.5%)
Son – 14 shares (43.75%)
Daughter 1 – 7 shares (21.875%)
Daughter 2 – 7 shares (21.875%)

And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best.
Mufti Mubasshir Talha
2 Safar 1444 / 29 August 2022

Approved by:
Mufti Tahir Wadee | Mufti Yusuf Ilolvi

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