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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 9: Succession to property; right of child adopted in foreign state

Section 9. A person adopted in another state or country, in accordance with the laws thereof, shall upon proof of such fact be entitled in this commonwealth to the same rights of succession to property by grant, trust settlement, entail, devise, bequest, or by intestacy as he would have had if he had been adopted in the commonwealth.