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.