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Old 01-24-2011, 09:13 AM
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If a British woman went to America, became naturalised, had a daughter by a father who was not listed on the birth certificate (and not known to anyone) and then died, leaving the British grandparents the only blood relatives; would they get custody of the child in spite of the nation difference? Or would the girl be fostered in America?

That's the beginning of my story (going to live with the British grandparents) and I'd like to know if its a plausible scenario to take place.

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I am not an expert, but I would suspect the child would have duel nationality, as her mother would still be a british citizen despite becoming an american citizen, therefore there shouldn't be any problem with her going to live with british grandparents.

http://britishexpats.com/forum/showthread.php?t=464826

http://www.richw.org/dualcit/faq.html

http://www.usembassy.org.uk/americanservices/?p=78
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Originally Posted by LadyDomino View Post
the child would have duel nationality
They'd have to fight for it.
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