Is it permissible for me to take the surplus money without my father’s knowledge?

Question 10:  If my father sent me to buy him something, and, after I had bought it, I still have some money left over, is it permissible for me to take it without my father knowing?

Answer: If, after you had bought those things, there was some money left over from the money that your father gave you… read more here.

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Is it permissible for a mother to register her property to just one dutiful son

Question 9: I fear Allaah (Exalted be He) and I know that death is an inescapable reality. My mother owns a small house which I restored. My brother did not help with anything. He often angers my parents and treats them badly. Now he does not live with us. Being angry with him, my mother decided to register the house in my name. I advised her many times not to do that but she insists. Now I would like to know whether my mother will commit a sin if she has the house registered in my name and deprive my brother of his share of inheritance. Will I be committing a sin if I accept this from my mother?

Answer: If the reality is as you mentioned, it is not permissible for your mother to give you the house without giving your brother his share according to the Saying of the Prophet (peace be upon him)… read more here.

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.