Property Inheritance Laws in Pakistan: What You Should Know

Inheritance forms a significant part of civil law, addressing the transfer of assets and liabilities after a person’s death. In Pakistan, inheritance laws are rooted in Islamic jurisprudence, known as Shariah law, and primarily codified in the Succession Act, 1925.

Under the Islamic law of inheritance, property is divided among heirs according to fixed shares. The law is precise in terms of who qualifies as an heir and the share of inheritance they receive. However, factors such as the type of property, the deceased’s marital status, and the presence of a will can influence the division of property.

Understanding inheritance law and the complex calculations involved is not an easy task. It requires not only a deep understanding of the law but also a sensitive approach given the circumstances.

Advocate Faisal Iqbal Awan, at MJF Law, is an expert in family and civil law. His understanding of inheritance law can guide you through the process, ensuring the accurate division of property according to the law. For advice or representation, contact Advocate Faisal Iqbal Awan at

Inheritance matters can be confusing and emotionally taxing. With Advocate Awan’s guidance, you can navigate the complexities of inheritance law, ensuring a fair and legally compliant division of property.

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