19 صفر 1441  ,  18 تشرين الأول 2019

All Fatawaas

Dividing one`s Property among his Children in his Life A man has divided his lands among his children. Does this require witnesses? Should this be recorded in written form? Is ownership transferred to the children on the spot, or after registration at the Lands Department? Is it the right of any of the children to relinquish his share after the death of the father? • Read More
Adherence of Charitable Organization to Conditions of Donor We are a relief agency that takes care of orphans(Guardianship). What is the ruling of Sharia when the donations made to a particular orphan are spent on others or saved in the agency`s account where the revenue goes to the benefit of all orphans depending on the programmes and activities run by the agency. This is due to the fact that spending that sum in favour of the orphan for whom the donation was made in the first place wasn`t possible because he didn`t deserve it, passed away, travelled or any other reason? • Read More
Ruling on Taking back a Gift the Father had Offered to his Son What is the ruling of Sharia on taking back a gift the father had offered to his sons and is he allowed to take back a waiver? • Read More
Money Due to Subscribers of Takaful Funds is a Gift and doesn`t Undergo the Rulings of Inheritance Is the money paid by the Takaful Funds of the syndicates in case of a subscriber`s death considered from his estate where it can be divided amongst his heirs? Or can it be placed in the possession of certain heirs after his death, and isn`t considered a part of his wealth? Is it permissible for the syndicate to pay that money to a particular heir upon the request of the deceased? • Read More
Ruling on Taking Back a Study Grant if the Student Violated its Conditions A government body grants M.A and Ph.D. grants to distinguished students in Jordan, and these cover registration and credit hours fees. This is in addition to offering them salaries in return for dedicating their time and effort in studying. They do not have to repay these funds as long as they honor the conditions stipulated in the grant`s agreement, and some of these conditions are: a student must maintain an excellent mark record, and in case he/she fails to do so, then he/she must give back all of the paid funds in addition to a 50% of the total sum as a fine. What is the ruling on repaying the funds of the grant in case of failure to honor the conditions stipulated in the agreement, and what is the ruling on paying 50% from the total as a fine ? • Read More
Parents are Obliged to be Just when Gifting Children A man had married a certain woman and was blessed with three girls. He looked after them and spent thousands of JDS on their education. Unfortunately, he divorced their mother and married another woman. The latter gave birth to a boy and a girl. In fact, that man owned an apartment and a piece of land, so he registered the piece of land in the name of his son and daughter from the second wife to cover their education expenses, similar to his three daughters from first wife. In addition, the second wife wants him to register the apartment in her name or that of her children. Is registering the piece of land in the name of his son permissible? And is it permissible that he registers the apartment in the name of his second wife or that of her children? • Read More
Should Gifts Given by Father to Particular Children be Given back? My father had passed away. During his life time, he was very generous. He gave each of his children whatever they needed: car, house, money and the like. Should his children give back the gifts, he had favored them with, to be divided among all the heirs according to the rules of Sharia? Moreover, Shouldn`t he have observed justice when giving gifts to his children? • Read More
It is Desirable for a Parent to be Just when Gifting Children Allah, The Almighty, has given me wealth and children. In fact, all of my sons and daughters are married, and I`m thinking about distributing some of that wealth amongst them. Is it permissible for me to give some of them more than the others? Or should I give to the male a portion equal to that of two females? • Read More
Employee Gifts are Considered a Kind of Stealing Is it permissible for me to accept gifts from my students, and is there a difference between an expensive gift and a cheap one, and does this fit the saying: “ Exchange gifts to love each other in Islam “ ? • Read More