Inheritance workshop<br />Preparation for Death & The Distribution of the Estate<br />Mufti Abrar Mirza<br />
Preparation for death<br />Only certainty in life<br />Not just something to await, but to prepare for<br />Death on īmān<...
Inheritance & bequests<br />Importance in Islam<br />Mīrāth (Inheritance)<br />Required<br />Shares specified in the Qur’a...
Reacting of death<br />Grieving within Shar’ī limits<br />Rushing janāzah<br />Sending thawāb<br />
Distribution of estate<br />Burial expenses<br />Settling of debts<br />Wasiyyah<br />Mīrāth<br />
misconception<br />Claims of unfairness in son receiving twice the share of daughter<br />Woman’s wealth for herself only<...
Practical advices<br />Shares in one’s lifetime<br />Ownership of small, low value items<br />Joined family homes<br />All...
Practical advices<br />Medical treatment<br />Timely execution of the will<br />Should not forego one’s share<br />
Contact information<br />abrar.a.mirza@gmail.com<br />abrar.mirza@darulhikmah.com<br />
Inheritance workshop<br />Shari’ah Compliant Estate Planning<br />Zubair M. Tajuddin, Esq.<br />
Estate Planning basics<br />Estate Planning is the legal and financial process of arranging and managing your assets durin...
State Defaults<br />What happens if you do nothing?<br />Distribution of Assets<br />Guardianship of Minors<br />Tax and F...
Issue #1 - Distribution<br />WHO will receive distribution?<br />HOW MUCH will they receive?<br />HOW will they receive it...
Issue #2 – Guardianship<br />Who can care of Minor or Adult Disabled Children?<br />Overseas Guardians v. US Resident Guar...
Issue #3 – Probate Taxes<br />How much are Probate Taxes? <br />US Citizen v. non-US Citizen<br />How to avoid Probate Tax...
Issue #4 – Probate Court<br />What is the Probate Court process and why is it necessary?<br />How and why to avoid probate...
Issue #5 - Disability<br />Who will make financial decisions?<br />Who will make health care decisions? <br />What are you...
Contact information<br />Zubair M. Tajuddin, Esq.<br />The Law Office of Tajuddin & Khan, P.C.<br />(630) 624-1396<br />zu...
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Darul Hikmah: Islamic Wills and US Law Workshop

  1. 1. Inheritance workshop<br />Preparation for Death & The Distribution of the Estate<br />Mufti Abrar Mirza<br />
  2. 2. Preparation for death<br />Only certainty in life<br />Not just something to await, but to prepare for<br />Death on īmān<br />Advice to family<br />Settling of debts<br />
  3. 3. Inheritance & bequests<br />Importance in Islam<br />Mīrāth (Inheritance)<br />Required<br />Shares specified in the Qur’an<br />Wasiyyah (Bequests)<br />Optional<br />Up to one-third<br />Inheritors ineligible<br />
  4. 4. Reacting of death<br />Grieving within Shar’ī limits<br />Rushing janāzah<br />Sending thawāb<br />
  5. 5. Distribution of estate<br />Burial expenses<br />Settling of debts<br />Wasiyyah<br />Mīrāth<br />
  6. 6. misconception<br />Claims of unfairness in son receiving twice the share of daughter<br />Woman’s wealth for herself only<br />Man’s wealth for him and all dependents<br />May include wife, parents, siblings, etc.<br />
  7. 7. Practical advices<br />Shares in one’s lifetime<br />Ownership of small, low value items<br />Joined family homes<br />All necessary details<br />Make-up fasts and prayers<br />Hajj<br />Scholars<br />Custody<br />
  8. 8. Practical advices<br />Medical treatment<br />Timely execution of the will<br />Should not forego one’s share<br />
  9. 9. Contact information<br />abrar.a.mirza@gmail.com<br />abrar.mirza@darulhikmah.com<br />
  10. 10. Inheritance workshop<br />Shari’ah Compliant Estate Planning<br />Zubair M. Tajuddin, Esq.<br />
  11. 11. Estate Planning basics<br />Estate Planning is the legal and financial process of arranging and managing your assets during life and after death.<br />State Law has certain defaults. The end goal is to comply with Shariah. The estate planning process is building the bridge between the State’s defaults and the Shariah objectives. <br />There are Six primary issues.<br />
  12. 12. State Defaults<br />What happens if you do nothing?<br />Distribution of Assets<br />Guardianship of Minors<br />Tax and Fee Consequences<br />Probate Court Consequences<br />
  13. 13. Issue #1 - Distribution<br />WHO will receive distribution?<br />HOW MUCH will they receive?<br />HOW will they receive it?<br />WHEN will they receive it?<br />WHAT will they receive? <br />
  14. 14. Issue #2 – Guardianship<br />Who can care of Minor or Adult Disabled Children?<br />Overseas Guardians v. US Resident Guardians<br />What is the guardianship process?<br />How to appoint guardians?<br />
  15. 15. Issue #3 – Probate Taxes<br />How much are Probate Taxes? <br />US Citizen v. non-US Citizen<br />How to avoid Probate Taxes<br />
  16. 16. Issue #4 – Probate Court<br />What is the Probate Court process and why is it necessary?<br />How and why to avoid probate courts?<br />What are the benefits and drawbacks to avoiding probate courts? <br />
  17. 17. Issue #5 - Disability<br />Who will make financial decisions?<br />Who will make health care decisions? <br />What are your end of life decisions? <br />
  18. 18. Contact information<br />Zubair M. Tajuddin, Esq.<br />The Law Office of Tajuddin & Khan, P.C.<br />(630) 624-1396<br />zubair@tajuddin5.com<br />ztajuddin@tandkfirm.com<br />

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