A Pennsylvania court has ruled that an elderly man may legally dissolve the father-son adoption arrangement with his male partner so the two can become “married.” A three-judge panel with the Superior Court of Pennsylvania issued its opinion on Wednesday, advising that “under the circumstances of this case, Pennsylvania law permits an unopposed

annulment or revocation of an adult adoption.” As previously reported, Nino Esposito, 80, had been with his partner Roland Bosee, 69, for 40 years when the two decided that Esposito would adopt Bosee as his son so that they could lower their inheritance tax and also be considered “family” under the law. Same-sex nuptials were then illegal in Pennsylvania.
“[The adoption] gave us the most legitimate thing available to us,” Bosee told reporters. READ MORE