Legal Question in Family Law in Tennessee


I want to know if i can claim land from my biological grandparents since I was adopted at age 5. my mother left my father because it tried to kill her.i and my brother are the only living grandchildren.

Asked on 8/16/06, 2:02 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Jes Beard Jes Beard, Attorney at Law

Re: inheritance

No. Under Tennessee law your adoption terminated all of your biological parent's rights AND obligations toward you, and also yours toward them. This means no inheritance from the biological parent after you are adopted.

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Answered on 8/26/06, 2:06 pm

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