What do the scholars and experts of shari’ah say about offering condolences? Should the condolences be offered to the family of the deceased before burial or afterwards?
It is better to console the deceased’s family after the burial.
And Allah ﷻ knows the best
Imam Ahmad Rida Khan رحمة الله تعالى عليه
Translation by Dr Musharraf Hussain Al-Azhari Translator of Majestic Quran, www.majesticquran.co.uk