Q: A person dies leaving behind some land. His parents are not alive. How will this land be distributed to his widow, two sons and three daughters?

A: It will be divided into 8 equal shares and distributed as follows:

Wife will receive 1 share

Each son will receive 2 shares

Each daughter will receive 1 share.

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


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)