Montana Code Annotated 1999

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     72-11-102. Types of kinship -- lineal and collateral. There are two types of kinship, lineal and collateral. Lineal kinship, or the direct line of consanguinity, is the relationship between persons, one of whom is a descendant of the other. Collateral kinship is the relationship between people who descend from a common ancestor but are not in a direct line.

     History: En. Secs. 536-557, pp. 366-370, L. 1877; re-en. Secs. 536-557, 2nd Div. Rev. Stat. 1879; re-en. Secs. 536-557, 2nd Div. Comp. Stat. 1887; en. Sec. 1856, Civ. C. 1895; re-en. Sec. 4824, Rev. C. 1907; re-en. Sec. 7077, R.C.M. 1921; Cal. Civ. C. Sec. 1390; re-en. Sec. 7077, R.C.M. 1935; R.C.M. 1947, 91-407; amd. Sec. 77, Ch. 494, L. 1993.

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