Terms Used In Texas Estates Code 22.026
- Child: includes an adopted child, regardless of whether the adoption occurred through:
(1) an existing or former statutory procedure; or
(2) an equitable adoption or acts of estoppel. See Texas Estates Code 22.004
“Next of kin” includes:
(1) an adopted child or the adopted child’s descendants; and
(2) the adoptive parent of the adopted child.