In France, there are two forms of adoption: Full adoption It is irrevocable. The child has the nationality and the family name of his new parents, and all connections with the biological family are broken. Simple adoption It is revocable in very severe cases. The child bears his family name, followed by the one of his adoptive parent, or only the one of the adoptive parent. They keep the rights of inheritance of their family of origin.
The natural filiation is formalised at the town hall by a simple statement of declaration of recognition. In the case of filiation by (...)