My father wants to know how will his estate be...
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my father wants to know how will his estate be divided amongst his wife, one son and two daughters after his death. can you please clarify how much each person will recieve! for example if my fathers assets are valued at 500 million how much will each person recieve according the islamic law. thanks
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