PARENTS AND CHILDREN. ILLEGITIMATE CHILDREN.
AN ACT to amend Chapter 88 of the Revised Code of Delaware in relation to parents and children, providing for the descent of real and personal property of the mother of illegitimate children.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:
That Chapter 88 of the Revised Code of Delaware be, and the same is hereby amended, by inserting at the end of 3087 Sec. 27 the following, which shall be styled 3087 A.
3087A. Sec. 27A. Descent from the mother of illegitimate persons; When the mother of an illegitimate-born child dies intestate, her property, real and personal, if any there be, shall pass and belong in equal shares to such illegitimate-born child or children, and to the lawful issue of such who may have died, by right of representation.
If there be no such issue, then said property shall go to the heirs at law of such deceased mother, subject always to the payment of her just debts and all lawful demands against her estate.
Approved April 18, A. D. 1917.