Faraid and Family Welfare

It is essential to remember that Allahs.w.thas decreed the legislationregardinginheritance orfaraid.When something is decreed by the Most Knowledgeable, there is surely wisdom in it.

Althoughfaraidstipulates specific shares for heirs, Allah SWT also encourages that any surplus obtained after the distribution should be shared among other family members, including those who are not direct heirs.

Apart from the distribution of inheritance throughfaraid, there are several estateplanninginstruments that can beutilizedby individuals during their lifetime, such as wills, nomination of gifts, and others.