The demand for Islamic will has grown manifold in the past few years within the Muslim community in Britain. We provide a specialist Islamic will writing service for Muslim clients. We ensure that an Islamic will is drafted in a way that complies with the Islamic shari’ah and which is valid under English law.
It is common to put off writing a will. However, through a valid will one can decide what happens to his or her property and possessions after death. Although under English law there is no obligation to write a will, leaving a valid will is the best way to ensure that one’s estate is passed on to family members according to the shari’ah law.
If a person dies without a will he or she is deemed to have died ‘intestate’ and the deceased’s assets may be distributed according to English law rather than shari’ah law. Crucially, the rules of English law are not the same as Islamic laws of inheritance. An Islamic will therefore might be essential for many of our observant Muslim clients.