Grandparents are the parents of a person's father or mother – paternal or maternal.
Is it true that if a grandfather A has two sons B and C and each of them have a son each called E and F, and then if B dies while A is still alive, there is no inheritance from A that will go to E? How is that fair for E?
Mohammad Saeed Bahmanpour, Sheikh Mohammad Saeed Bahmanpour is lecturer of Islamic Studies at the Islamic College for Advanced Studies, London, and a visiting lecturer at the University of Cambridge, Faculty of Oriental... Answered 3 years ago
There is no difference in this regard between any of the grandchildren. As long as a child lives his or her children or the children of other siblings would not inherit.
My great grandfather in his life time allotted a bigger share of his family inheritance to one of his grandsons compared to the rest and it is causing resentment among them. Is this halal according to sharia?
Sayyed Muhammad Husaini Ragheb, Sayyed Muhammad Husaini Ragheb has a BA in Law from Guilan University, Iran and has also undertaken Hawzah studies in Qom. He is a Cultural Affairs director of Ethics Group of Al-Mustafa Open... Answered 3 years ago
He had this right to gift any of his property to anyone he wanted and it doesn't matter that he himself inherited these properties and didn't acquire them through his own endeavors
Do grandchildren inherit from their grandfather if their mother has already died before her father's death and she had other siblings who are alive?
Mohammed Al-Hilli, Sheikh Mohammed Al-Hilli, originally from Iraq, has a Masters in Pharmacy from the University of London. He completed his Hawza degree from the ICAS in London under the supervision of Ayatollah... Answered 3 years ago
No, since the siblings are the entitled to the inheritance according to Sharia law.