ORS 109.041
Relationship between adopted child and natural and adoptive parents


(1)

The effect of a judgment of adoption heretofore or hereafter granted by a court of this state shall be that the relationship, rights and obligations between an adopted person and the descendants of the adopted person and

(a)

The adoptive parents of the adopted person, their descendants and kindred, and

(b)

The natural parents of the adopted person, their descendants and kindred
shall be the same to all legal intents and purposes after the entry of such judgment as if the adopted person had been born in lawful wedlock to the adoptive parents and had not been born to the natural parents.

(2)

When a person has been or shall be adopted in this state by a stepparent, this section shall leave unchanged the relationship, rights and obligations between such adopted person and descendants of the adopted person and natural parent of the adopted person, who is the spouse of the person who adopted the person, and the descendants and kindred of such natural parent. [1953 c.650 §1; 2003 c.576 §134]

Notes of Decisions

This section and ORS 118.100 (1) must be read in pari materiaand as such deny exemption from collateral inheritance tax to an adopted child who inherits from its natural parent. Barnum v. Dept. of Rev., 5 OTR 508 (1974)

Adoption terminates right to inherit as child of natural parent. First Nat’l Bank v. Schwerin, 54 Or App 460, 635 P2d 388 (1981)

Chapter 109

Law Review Citations

12 WLJ 569-589 (1976)


Source
Last accessed
May. 15, 2020