adult adoption

noun

  • Decedents Estates Law/ Estate and Trusts Law
  • Family Law

Definitions of adult adoption

  • the act of taking legal responsibility for another person’s natural child who is fully developed, no longer a child and legally responsible for his or her actions; the adoption of one adult by another adult

    Ms Holt went through an adult adoption at 37 when her stepfather formally became her father.

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