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§ 1-207. Rights of adopted children

West's Annotated Code of MarylandEstates and Trusts

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Estates and Trusts (Refs & Annos)
Title 1. Estates of Decedents--General Provisions (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 2. Determining Relationship (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Estates and Trusts, § 1-207
§ 1-207. Rights of adopted children
Adopted child treated as natural child of parents
(a) An adopted child shall be treated as a natural child of his adopting parent or parents. On adoption, a child no longer shall be considered a child of either natural parent, except that upon adoption by the spouse of a natural parent, the child shall still be considered the child of that natural parent.
Multiple adoptions
(b) A child who has been adopted more than once shall be considered to be a child of the parent or parents who have adopted him most recently and shall cease to be considered a child of his previous parents.


Added by Acts 1974, c. 11, § 2, eff. July 1, 1974. Amended by Acts 2005, c. 465, § 1, eff. June 1, 2005.
Formerly Art. 93, § 1-207.
MD Code, Estates and Trusts, § 1-207, MD EST & TRST § 1-207
Current through legislation effective July 1, 2017, from the 2017 Regular Session of the General Assembly
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