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Shariawiz Halaqa will regularly publish posts debating, exploring, and explaining Islamic inheritance law, Islamic wills and Islamic trusts from a variety of perspectives. submit your question here.

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What is an Islamic Family Waqf?

Many Muslim American couples have asked us to design a Sharia-compliant estate plan where the surviving spouse would manage their assets in trust, and after they both pass, their waqf/trust assets would be distributed to their Islamic heirs.  Shariawiz collaborated with Azzad,...
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What is an Islamic Will?

An Islamic will is a legal declaration that you, the testator, make. It tells the world who will get your assets and who will manage your estate and implement your wishes when you die. When you die without a Will—called...
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What is an estate plan?

  A standard estate plan includes a Will, a healthcare directive/living will, and a durable power of attorney. A will is not complicated or expensive. You do not need to be rich to have a will. Even if you have...
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I am an American Muslim. Does the Sharī‘a...

  Many Muslim scholars living in the United States suggest that American Muslims are obligated to have an Islamic will, because without one, the estate will be divided according to non-Islamic laws. If you leave a surviving spouse and...
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How is an Islamic will different from a...

An Islamic will covers everything that a secular will covers, including:  Appointing an executor to distribute your estate and manage your affairs after death;  Appointing a guardian to care for your children and manage their inheritance until...
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What is the difference between a secular will...

An Islamic will covers everything that a secular will covers, including: Appointing an executor to distribute your estate and manage your affairs after death; Appointing a guardian to care for your children and manage their inheritance until adulthood; Leaving...
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What assets does my Islamic will cover?

Your Islamic will, like a secular will, covers all the assets that make up your estate. When you die, the interests you have in all your property—real and movable—become part of your estate. According to American law, title to...
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  • The Islamic references to Quran and Hadith throughout the process helped me understand how the Islamic rulings impacted my unique situation. I love the ability to make edits to my situation down the road, and download my documents at any time. The inheritance calculator is a super-useful tool, and very easy to use.

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FAQs

Will I be able to review my will before I purchase?
Yes. After you complete your document, you will be able to review the entire document to make sure everything is correct, according to your wishes, and make any edits prior to purchasing.
What is Shariawiz?
Shariawiz is an online portal that offers legal forms and information about Sharī‘a-compliant wills and Sharī‘a rules of inheritance, including a scholar-certified Islamic Inheritance Calculator.
How long does it take?
Our do-it-yourself software allows you to complete your Shari'a-compliant estate plan in as little as 15 minutes.
What should I do after purchasing a will?
Upon purchase, you will be able to download detailed instructions on how to sign, witness, notarize, and store your documents.

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