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If my biological father passed away in
the state of va and I have been adopted
by my mother’s husband am I entitled to
my biological fathers estate
Asked on May 24, 2017 under Estate Planning, Virginia
M.D., Member, California and New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney
Answered 6 years ago | Contributor
In VA, an adopted child is no longer the child of the blood parents but rather of the adopting parents. Therefore, once adopted an individual is no longer an heir of their biological parents.
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