Tag Archives: Faraid

The Al-Awl doctrine

This is something meant for Islamic estate planning: the doctrine of Al-Awl, where the total sum of the fractional distribution of a Muslim deceased’s assets to the heirs, according to the Faraid, does not add up to one. The Doctrine … Continue reading

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Lessons learnt from Syed Kechik’s estate legal battle

There are three lessons to learn from this classic example of intestacy, that is, a situation where someone dies without a Will (or Wasiat in the case of a Muslim). Continue reading

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Legal battle for Syed Kechik’s RM400 million estate ends

During his lifetime, politician and businessman Syed Kechik Syed Mohamed Al-Bukhary had amassed an empire that was worth about RM400 million. Continue reading

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