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illegitimacy

Nonmarital, out of wedlock Social medicine The legal status of a child born to unwed parents
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Nevertheless, on the grounds of the basic similarity of the status of the adopted and the natural sons, one can argue that they also apply to any legal child.
What is intriguing in the case is that the 28-year-old Stoyanov is a stepson to the leader Siderov, and a natural son to his wife Kapka Siderova.
Thomas, who is married and lives with her husband and 14-year-old natural son, denies any offence.
THE love child of the late Fr Michael Cleary has to wait 10 days to finally end his three-year battle to prove he is the natural son of the singing priest.
Joel is the couple's natural son but, even before seeing TV documentary The Dying Rooms in 1996, the Mills had decided to adopt.
George, it seems, was devastated by this development, and his natural sons took it as a great wound.
I have to inform you,'' wrote Dick Richards, ``that the conditions of entry to this competition demand that it is only open to mothers and fathers with natural sons and daughters and, as I understand it, Laurie is adopted.
The natural sons of alcoholic fathers are thought to be a group at great risk for developing alcoholism later in life.
The natural sons and daughters of families who live with children in care are also invited to a presentation about the event on Saturday morning.
When Jugurtha got embroiled in a dynastic struggle with Micipsa's two natural sons, Jugurtha had one son murdered.
As well as Sharon's natural sons Andrew, 15, and Ricky, 13, the big- hearted couple have adopted Kacey, 13, Daniel, 10, and Sharlene, seven, and are fostering Gareth, 12, Emma, 10, and Samantha, eight.