Islamic inheritance regulates all processes of transfer of ownership from the heir to the heirs in a very detailed way. The heirs who have the right to receive inheritance are only those who are not hindered. Because the heirs have a different kinship to the heir. This study aims to describe the theory and practice related to hijab-mahjub or the process of hindering Islamic inheritance. The research method used is a qualitative form with the type of literature. All data were collected through a search of some books, books, journals, and other scientific works related to the research topic. Furthermore, the data were analyzed using content analysis. As a result in the research that hijab and mahjub are a process of preventing someone from getting an inheritance or getting a larger share because of someone who has a close relationship with the heir. Then, in practice the heirs who are veiled can be between two possibilities, nuqson, namely the heirs still get the inheritance but their share is reduced. Hirman, namely the heirs does not get a share at all.