Ascendants legal definition of Ascendants
ASCENDANTS. Those from whom a person is descended, or from whom he derives his birth, however remote they may be. 2. Every one has two ascendants at the first degree, his father and mother; four at the second degree, his paternal grandfather and grandmother, and his maternal grandfather and grandmother; eight at the third.
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