Sayyed Mohammad Al-Musawi, Sayyed Mohammad al-Musawi is originally from Iraq and heads up the World Ahlul Bayt Islamic League in London. Other than being involved in various humanitarian projects, he frequently responds to... Answered 3 years ago

If husband dies, his wife gets one eighth (1/8) from whatever he left if he left children, and if he had not leave any children, then she gets one forth of whatever he left.

Husband is allowed to make a will in favor of his wife , but the will is limited to one third of whatever he leave behind. More than one third will be the right of all the inheritors. If they agree to give her, then it s for them, but up to one third is obligatory.