Q: Mr Zaid has only one daughter, one spouse and 2 brothers. After the death of Zaid, how will Zaid's estate be distributed? 

A: The estate will be divided into 16 equal shares and distributed as follows:

Wife will receive 2 shares

Daughter will receive 8 shares

Each brother will receive 3 shares

And Allah Ta'ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)