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Do blood relatives(sister's) have any say in an estate with

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Do blood relatives(sister's) have any say in an estate with no will over an adopted daughter?
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Estate Law
Expert:  Loren replied 11 months ago.

Good afternoon. I am Loren, a licensed attorney, and I look forward to assisting you. I am sorry to hear of your dilemma. I realize how frustrating this is for you and I hope to provide you information which is accurate and useful, even though it may not be the news you were hoping to get.

No, a legally adopted child has the same status, in the eyes or the probate court, as a biological child for the purpose of intestate succession.