Giving zakat to a poor son-in-law

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Giving zakat to a poor son-in-law

Question

span style="line-height: 115%; font-size: 10pt">We reviewed request no. 2023 for the year 2003 which includes the following:

  My daughter and her husband have three children in different stages of education. As they cannot pay for their basic needs, is it permissible for me to give them from my zakat on property?

Answer

    There is no objection provided that you are not obligated to support them financially and they are in need of it.

   Allah Almighty knows best.

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