Is it permissible for a man who brought up his wife’s daughter to accept as a gift from her

Question 7: My wife has a daughter by a previous husband, whom I brought up in the best manner. I owed her a sum of 13,000 Riyals which I gave her when she married. However, on giving her dues, she refused insisting that I take them myself, bearing in mind that the sum of money was not her dowry – it was the revenue of goats I had bred for her. Is it permissible for me to take this sum of money?

Answer: If the daughter is of full age, the money will be yours. Moreover, if you think that her insistence on giving it to you is merely out of shyness… read more here.