- Blood ties or qarabah
Closest member of family by blood.
Male or female who enters a legal marriage contract. Both male and female are entitled to the inheritance.
The close bondship between a master and a slave after the latter is freed. A master who freed a slave will become a wala’ to the slave and will be entitled to receive inheritance of the freed slave. The Prophet (P.B.U.H) said; “The right of a wala’ is only for those who has freed a slave” (Muttafaq ‘Alaih).