A determinate share. Quran 4:7

IRTH: The Islamic Inheritance Program

Ordained by God. Quran 4:11
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Heir categories Number of heirs Heir categories Number of heirs
Sons Half-Brothers from Father
Daughters Half-Sisters from Father
Sons of sons Siblings from Mother
Daughters of Sons Sons of Full Brothers
Husband Sons of Half-Brothers from Father
Wife Full Brothers of Father
Father Half-Brothers of Father from their Father
Mother Sons of Full Brothers of Father
Father (or higher) of Father Sons of Half-Brothers of Father from their Father
Mother (or higher) of Father   Junior?  Servants
Mother (or higher) of Mother   Junior?  Other relatives to mother
Full Brothers Bequest to non-heirs Enter portion...
Full Sisters Islamic Treasury  
              
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Favor a jurisprudence school
  Juristic schools may have different opinions about how to divide up an estate. The IRTH program does not favor any specific school, but rather follows the recommendations of the book "Fiqh-us Sunna." If you prefer to follow a specific juristic school, click on the radio button next to its name.
  No preference
  Abu-Haneefa
  Malik
  Shafii
  Ibn Hanbal
  Egyptian law
Allow reversion
When the estate is undersubscribed after named heirs get their named shares, the majority of scholars divide up the remainder among the named heirs by the ratios of their named shares. This redivision of the remainder is called 'rudd' or reversion. Imam Malik did not allow reversion. Malik's students allowed reversion only if the treasury is corrupt. Checking this box means you want to allow reversion.
Allow reversion to spouses
The majority opinion does not include spouses in reversion, as they are not blood relatives. Uthman includes spouses in reversion as they are named heirs. Egyptian law includes spouses in reversion if they are the sole heirs. Checking this box means you want to allow reversion to spouses.
Bequest to non-heirs
  Specify a bequest to non-heirs as a fraction of the estate, e.g., 1/4, not to exceed 1/3 or leave blank  
  
To view the source code of this application, right-click on the links below and save their targets to your computer.
Rational number arithmetic functions   |   A test of rational number arithmetic
Inheritance rules and functions   |   Test cases for the IRTH program
May God accept this work from me and turn it into a "knowledge that benefits."
Dr. Ayman Abu-Mostafa