Al-Kāfi - Volume 7 > The Share of Children from the Legacy
Hadith #6

6- مُحَمَّدُ بْنُ يَحْيَى عَنْ أَحْمَدَ بْنِ مُحَمَّدٍ عَنِ الْحُسَيْنِ بْنِ سَعِيدٍ عَنِ الْقَاسِمِ بْنِ عُرْوَةَ عَنْ بُرَيْدٍ الْعِجْلِيِّ عَنْ أَبِي جَعْفَرٍ (عَلَيْهِ السَّلام) قَالَ قُلْتُ لَهُ رَجُلٌ مَاتَ وَتَرَكَ ابْنَتَهُ وَعَمَّهُ قَالَ الْمَالُ لِلابْنَةِ وَلَيْسَ لِلْعَمِّ شَيْ‏ءٌ أَوْ قَالَ لَيْسَ لِلْعَمِّ مَعَ الابْنَةِ شَيْ‏ءٌ.

6. Muhammad ibn Yahya has narrated from Ahmad ibn Muhammad from al-Husayn ibn Sa‘id from al-Qasim ibn Muhammad ibn ‘Urwah from Burayd al- ‘ Ij liy who has narrated the following: “I once asked abu Ja’far, ‘Alayhi al-Salam, about the case of a man who dies and leaves behind his daughter and uncle. He (the Imam) said, ‘The legacy belongs to his daughter and there is nothing for the uncle, aunt’, or that he (the Imam) said, ‘There is nothing for the uncle with the existence of the daughter.’”