Basic Shares of the Most Common Heirs
|Heir||Children of Deceased||Basic Shares|
|FATHER||deceased had a child||16.66% (1/6)|
|deceased had no child||whatever remains after share of the mother and/or the spouse|
|MOTHER||deceased had a child or brother (*)||16.66% (1/6)|
|deceased had no child or brother (*)||33.33% (1/3)|
|HUSBAND||wife had a child||25% (1/4)|
|wife had no child||50% (1/2)|
|WIFE||husband had a child||12.5% (1/8)|
|husband had no child||25% (1/4)|
|CHILDREN:||1. Whatever remains after giving the shares of the parents and/or the surviving spouse.
2. a male child gets twice the share of a female
* - In presence of a parent (or a grandparent) or a child (or a grandchild), the brother of the deceased does not get anything. However, he affects the share of the mother: instead of 1/3, it becomes 1/6.