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Category: Family Law
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This is appears complex. My sister is in a coma at the

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This is appears complex. My sister is in a coma at the moment. Apparently on a policy she named her birth mother as next of kin. She was adopted as a baby , still has our name , still has contact with our mother ( adopted mother ). Who has final say on her affairs ? Any help would be really helpful
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Harris replied 1 year ago.

Hi, thank you for your question. How old is she?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
just turned 49. She made contact with the birth mother about 8 years ago; although the have not spoke since last October.
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Expert:  Harris replied 1 year ago.

Thank you. As long as the adoption is legal and when she was adopted her birth mother lost her standing and legal rights as mother and this was superseded by the adoptive mother.

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Expert:  Harris replied 1 year ago.

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