I married my now ex-wife and adopted her son. His biological father signed over his rights just after birth. His biological father is now deceased. Even though I adopted him can he still receive his biological father's social security survivor benefits?
Workers' Compensation Lawyer
If child is legal dependent of another and a court had severed all rights between the father and the child, I don't think the child qualifies as a legal dependent of the father. As such, I don't think the child is qualified for any benefits.
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