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What is the difference between a will and...

Wills and trusts are estate-planning tools. A major difference between a will and a trust is effective date. A will goes into effect only after you die. A trust goes into effect the moment you create it. Another difference is...
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What is a revocable trust?

A revocable trust is a legal document that you create in order to transfer title ownership of your assets to the trust. In the trust, you must appoint a trustee (yourself or a third party) to manage the assets in...
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Under the Sharī‘a, when is a person declared...

The Islamic Medical Association of North America (IMANA) is an organization of prominent Muslim American physicians. The IMANA outlines the conditions for which a person may be considered dead: 1. A physician has determined that after a standard examination,...
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What is a Health Care Directive (also known...

God forbid you have an accident or medical emergency and you’re unable to make decisions about your health—or that you become generally incapacitated, fall into a coma, or must be kept alive by artificial life support. A Health Care...
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What happens if I do not have a...

  What is a Health Care Directive? A healthcare directive is a legal document through which the individual specifies what healthcare procedures he or she wants to be carried out for themselves in case the individual becomes unconscious or...
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Is a health care directive permitted under Islamic...

  Yes, Sharī‘a permits and recommends healthcare directives.   Islamic Law on Health Care Directives  Specifically, the Sunnah of the Prophet Mohammed (PBUH) supports a health care directive. Reports say that Prophet Mohammed (PBUH) told his followers not to...
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What is a power of attorney and why...

  A power of attorney, also referred to as a "POA," is a legal document that allows you to appoint someone you trust to act on your behalf in financial and legal matters. The person you appoint can act...
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Does the anti-Sharī‘a law impact the validity of...

At the outset, the anti-Sharī‘a legislation is unconstitutional and is already being challenged around the country.  Shariawiz, however, does not take anything for granted. Our Sharī‘a-compliant Islamic will form was carefully drafted to take into account the anti-Sharī‘a legislation....
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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.
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