Golden Gate University Law Review


Peter N. Fowler


This Comment explores the current statutory framework for adult adoption, the parameters of the legal relationship created, and the scope of the right to privacy issues involved in the exercise of this statutory right. In addition, possible motives individuals may have for utilizing adult adoption, the need for attorneys to identify potential problem areas for their clients, and the potential disadvantages of such a legal relationship, particularly with respect to the dynamics of the individuals' relationship, are discussed.