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I have a question about MN estate law in the 40s regarding

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I have a question about MN estate law in the 40s regarding adopted children being classified as "issue" or not.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Estate Law
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
The trust using the term "issue" was signed in 40's. The adopted children were born and adopted in the 50s.
Expert:  Law Educator, Esq. replied 1 year ago.
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Pursuant to the MN statute 8630, from 1927 to 1940, An adopted child has rights of a natural child as next of kin. McKeown v . A. , 202M595 , 279NW402 . Se e Dun . Dig . 99a . This is for purposes of inheritance and for bringing even lawsuits for wrongful death. The legally adopted child is and was through MN legal history treated as a natural born child of the adopted parents.