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The DC Code: § 16-313 Child as including adopted person.

Index16 Particular Actions, Proceedings and Matters. (Refs & Annos)

In the District, "child" or its equivalent in a deed, grant, will, or other written instrument includes an adopted person, unless the contrary plainly appears by the terms thereof, whether the instrument was executed before or after the entry of the interlocutory decree of adoption, if any, or before or after the final decree of adoption became effective.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 16-313. 1973 Ed., § 16-313. DC CODE § 16-313 Current through December 11, 2012


(Dec. 23, 1963, 77 Stat. 541, Pub. L. 88-241, § 1.)