Current with changes from the 2021 Legislative Session through Ch. 42
Section 1-207 - Adopted child(a)(1) An adopted child shall be treated as a natural child of the child's adopting parent or parents.(2) Except as provided in paragraph (3) of this subsection, on adoption a child may not be considered a child of either natural parent.(3) On adoption by the spouse of a natural parent, the child shall still be considered the child of that natural parent.(b) A child who has been adopted more than once shall be considered to be a child of the parent or parents who have adopted the child most recently and shall cease to be considered a child of the child's previous parents.Amended by 2019 Md. Laws, Ch. 197,Sec. 1, eff. 10/1/2019.