legitimate filiation

Definition of "legitimate filiation"
  1. A familial relationship established by either the birth of a child within a marriage or through adoption
How to use "legitimate filiation" in a sentence
  1. The court recognized the legitimate filiation between the married couple and their adopted son.
  2. With the birth of their daughter within their marriage, the law acknowledged their child's legitimate filiation.
  3. The concept of legitimate filiation can come into play during inheritance discussions, as those with this status often have certain rights.

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