Is Adoption and Indenture the same?

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When a child is adopted, he/she become equal to the natural children in all respects – including inheritance.

Indenture was a legal means to remove a child from an unsatisfactory home without a long court procedure.  The child was not given inheritance rights.  People tended to use the two terms interchangeably but they are not the same thing.  Many people simply did not know the difference.

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