Program Operations Manual System (POMS)
TN 27 (12-00)
GN 00306.560 New Hampshire Intestacy Laws
Child or father acquires status of child or parent if:
parents intermarry and father recognizes child; or
effective 08/14/77, the child is declared legitimated by the superior court of the
county in which the father resides; or
(I) effective 06/10/83:
parents intermarry after the birth of the child; or
acknowledgment of paternity or legitimation by the father exists; or
a court decree adjudges the decedent to be the father before his death; or
paternity is established after the father's death by clear and convincing evidence.
If a claim arises involving the legitimacy or inheritance rights of an individual
who appears to be the child of a surrogate arrangement, and you cannot resolve the
issue under current POMS instructions, submit the case to the RCC per GN 01010.815 ff.