Man Adopts Adult Girlfriend as Legal Daughter

February 2, 2012 Updated Feb 2, 2012 at 6:45 PM EDT

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Man Adopts Adult Girlfriend as Legal Daughter

February 2, 2012 Updated Feb 2, 2012 at 6:45 PM EDT

This can certainly be considered an interesting arrangement.

According to the Palm Beach (Fla.) Post, a Florida man has adopted his longtime girlfriend as his legal daughter.

The man is being sued for wrongful deal in relation to a car crash that killed a 23-year-old man in 2010, according to the Palm Beach Post report. Attorneys for the plaintiff's claim that the man's adoption of his 42-year-old girlfriend is a maneuver to try to shield his assets, according to the Post story.

Read the Palm Beach Post story HERE.