(a) An adoption severs the relationship of parent and child between an adopted person
and a natural parent of the adopted person unless both of the following requirements
(1) The natural parent and the adopted person lived together at any time as parent
and child, or the natural parent was married to or cohabiting with the other natural
parent at the time the person was conceived and died before the person's birth.
(2) The adoption was by the spouse of either of the natural parents or after the death
of either of the natural parents.
(b) Neither a natural parent nor a relative of a natural parent, except for a wholeblood
brother or sister of the adopted person or the issue of that brother or sister, inherits
from or through the adopted person on the basis of a parent and child relationship
between the adopted person and the natural parent that satisfies the requirements
of paragraphs (1) and (2) of subdivision (a), unless the adoption is by the spouse
or surviving spouse of that parent.
(c) For the purpose of this section, a prior adoptive parent and child relationship
is treated as a natural parent and child relationship.
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