Al-Kāfi - Volume 7 > Inheritance of the Child of Parents who Condemn Each other (al -Mula‘anah (condemnation))
Hadith #5

5- عِدَّةٌ مِنْ أَصْحَابِنَا عَنْ سَهْلِ بْنِ زِيَادٍ عَنْ عَبْدِ الرَّحْمَنِ بْنِ أَبِي نَجْرَانَ عَنْ مُثَنًّى الْحَنَّاطِ عَنْ مُحَمَّدِ بْنِ مُسْلِمٍ قَالَ سَأَلْتُ أَبَا عَبْدِ اللهِ (عَلَيْهِ السَّلام) عَنْ رَجُلٍ لاعَنَ امْرَأَتَهُ وَانْتَفَى مِنْ وَلَدِهَا ثُمَّ أَكْذَبَ نَفْسَهُ بَعْدَ الْمُلاعَنَةِ وَزَعَمَ أَنَّ وَلَدَهَا وَلَدُهُ هَلْ تُرَدُّ عَلَيْهِ قَالَ لا وَلا كَرَامَةَ لا تُرَدُّ عَلَيْهِ وَلا تَحِلُّ لَهُ إِلَى يَوْمِ الْقِيَامَةِ قَالَ وَسَأَلْتُهُ مَنْ يَرِثُ الْوَلَدَ قَالَ أُمُّهُ فَقُلْتُ أَ رَأَيْتَ إِنْ مَاتَتِ الأمُّ فَوَرِثَهَا الْغُلامُ ثُمَّ مَاتَ الْغُلامُ بَعْدُ مَنْ يَرِثُهُ قَالَ أَخْوَالُهُ فَقُلْتُ إِذَا أَقَرَّ بِهِ الأبُ هَلْ يَرِثُ الأبُ قَالَ نَعَمْ وَلا يَرِثُ الأبُ [مِنَ] الابْنِ.

5. A number of our people have narrated from Sahl ibn Ziyad from ‘Abd al-Rahman ibn abu Najran from Muthanna’ al-Hannat from Muhammad ibn Muslim who has narrated the following: “I once asked abu ‘Abd Allah, ‘Alayhi al-Salam, about the case of a man who forms Mula ‘anah against his wife and rejects her child; then calls himself lying after forming Mula ‘anah and thinks that her child is his child if she is returned to him. He (the Imam) said, ‘No, and it is not honorable. She is not returned to him and it is not lawful for him until the Day of Judgment.’ I then asked about who inherits the child. He (the Imam) said, ‘The mother inherits the child.’ I then said, ‘Suppose if the mother dies and the child inherits her then the child dies. Who inherits him?’ He (the Imam) said, ‘His maternal uncles inherit him.’ I then asked, ‘If the father confirms him as his child will he then inherit him?’ He (the Imam) said, ‘Yes, he will inherit him but the father cannot inherit from the legacy of the child.’”