What to do after a death in Scotland ... practical advice for times of bereavement: 9th Edition
24. ADOPTED CHILDREN
For the purposes of succession law, the position of adopted children is the same as that of natural children. An adopted child has the same rights of succession in relation to his or her adoptive parent or parent's estate as a natural child. Similarly, adoptive parents have rights of succession in relation to their adopted child as if they are they the child's natural parents.
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