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Fourth Circuit Splits from Ninth and Third Circuits in Refusing to Award Social Security Surviving Child Benefits to Posthumously Conceived Child
Posted on 18 Apr 2011 by Travis Burchart

Last week, the Fourth Circuit refused to define a posthumously conceived child, whose parentage was undisputed, as a "child" for the sake of surviving child benefits. Instead, the court looked to state intestacy laws to determine benefits... Read More