Settling the deceased’s debts from the estate Q358 . Is the debt of the deceased considered among the right of people so that his heirs have to pay it from the deceased’s estate? A: Irrespective of whom he owes to, i.e., be it to a real or legal entity, their rights have to be upheld. Therefore, it is obligatory on the heirs to pay the creditors or their heirs the debt from the deceased’s estate. Furthermore, they have no right to make use of the estate before they have settled the outstanding debts the deceased owed to other people.
A deal was concluded between two people at a given price. However, both parties agreed that the buyer should pay an extra amount over the specified price if he wrote a post-dated check. Is this permissible?
If a house, car or other necessities bought for personal use — not for the sake of business or making money with the money whose khums was paid are — later sold for some reason, is the increase in the market value subject to khums?