October 11, 2018

Face-to-Face Mirror Will

THIS OPTION IS FOR MUSLIM COUPLES ONLY BASED IN OR AROUND LONDON. MEETINGS WILL BE AT OUR CITY OFFICE NEAR BLACKFRIARS.

Once we receive your Islamic Will request you will receive a telephone call by our team member at your preferred time to arrange an appointment with one of our Estate Planners at our City of London office. This will be a 30 minutes free consultation to discuss your requirements and review your estate planning needs. At the end of this meeting we will take your Islamic Will instruction and advice you on anything else that is appropriate for your circumstances. We will also offer you the option to store your documents with us at no cost and the option for our firm to act for you as your professional executors. Finally, your Islamic Will documents are prepared and you will be able sign and have them witnessed at our office.

Under Islamic Inheritance two thirds of your estate must be distributed in accordance with Surah An Nisa verse 7-14 (chapter 4 of the Quran)

The remaining 1/3rd may be distributed to someone less fortunate, an orphan that you have adopted, charitable organisations or non-muslim

INSTRUCTION FORM

If yes, then which language?

The clause includes:

1. Not having your body subjected to a routine post mortem examination because Muhammad stated that 'breaking a dead man's bone is like breaking it when he is alive' Sunan of Iman Abu Dawud.

2. Having your body released for burial immediately after death

3. Having a Muslim burial

4. Advising how and where you your body is to be buried

5. If you do not wish for your organs to be used for medial research or organ replacement then you can say so.

Please give details of any gifts - maximum of 1/3 of your estate - which you may wish to leave to those not automatically entitled to a share under the Qur'an. This can include gifts to those less fortunate in the family, charitable organisations and non-Muslim relatives.

Example:

1/2 of the 1/3rd to Penny Appeal (charity number: 1128341), Cross Street Chambers, Cross Street, Wakefield, WF1 3BW

or

Leave to the discretion of my executors

As per the 2/3rds of your estate this will be distributed in accordance with Islamic Inheritance as prescribed in Surah An Nisa verse 7-14 (chapter 4 of the Quran)

Please give details of any gifts - maximum of 1/3 of your estate - which you may wish to leave to those not automatically entitled to a share under the Qur'an. This can include gifts to those less fortunate in the family, charitable organisations and non-Muslim relatives.

Example:

1/2 of the 1/3rd to Penny Appeal (charity number: 1128341), Cross Street Chambers, Cross Street, Wakefield, WF1 3BW

or

Leave to the discretion of my executors

As per the 2/3rds of your estate this will be distributed in accordance with Islamic Inheritance as prescribed in Surah An Nisa verse 7-14 (chapter 4 of the Quran)

If you wish to exclude any of your children then you cannot under Islamic Inheritance

Please contact us through Option 2 or 3 if this is the case

If yes, then please complete the Guardianship section and Inheritance Age.
Only complete if children are under 18

Please provide details of your Guardian(s):

Full Name

Address

Relationship to You

You may select multiple, if you select other, please add details in Executor Details.

Please provide your executor(s) details:

Full Name

Address

Relationship to You

Please Note: Executors must be over 18

Please provide any information that you feel is relevant to your circumstances and requirements.
A life interest will trust is used to ensure that the surviving partner can access the spousal exemption for inheritance tax. The estate is transferred on first death to the trust and the surviving partner gets an interest, however the ultimate distribute is as prescribed in Surah An Nisa verse 7-14 (chapter 4 of the Quran).