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John Goodman Adopts Girlfriend

Palm Beach Polo Mogul's Conviction Overturned

Eric O'Keefe | Posted 07.04.2013 | Crime
Eric O'Keefe

One of the country's most bizarre criminal cases took another twisted turn on Friday when a Florida judge threw out John Goodman's DUI manslaughter conviction for the death of Scott Wilson.

Judges Stop Tycoon From Adopting Girlfriend

Posted 03.28.2013 | Crime

A Florida court revoked a polo tycoon's adoption of his girlfriend, a scheme that aimed to funnel her millions of dollars as he battled lawsuits that ...

Man Who Adopted Girlfriend Will Pay Millions For Fatal Accident

Posted 04.20.2012 | Crime

A polo tycoon who legally adopted his girlfriend in an apparent attempt to protect his fortune will still pay $46 million to the parents of the young ...

Man Who Adopted Girlfriend Guilty Of DUI Manslaughter

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 03.23.2012 | Crime

A rich polo club founder who legally adopted his girlfriend has been convicted of killing an engineering student in a drunk driving crash. John Go...

Jury Deliberates DUI Manslaughter Charge Of Man Who Adopted Girlfriend

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 03.23.2012 | Crime

The DUI manslaughter trial of a wealthy polo club founder who adopted his girlfriend is now in the hands of a south Florida jury. John Goodman is b...

WATCH: Children Sue Father Who Adopted His Girlfriend

Posted 02.10.2012 | Weird News

The polo magnate who adopted his girlfriend in an alleged attempt to protect his fortune from a lawsuit must now battle with his teenaged children who...

The Mistress and the Daughter

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 04.09.2012 | Weird News
Christopher Brauchli

This is where the clever estate planning technique comes in: Goodman adopted his girlfriend, Ms. Hutchins, who was then 42 years of age, as his daughter.

Polo-playing Mogul Adopts His Girlfriend As His Daughter

Posted 02.03.2012 | Weird News

A wealthy Florida man has adopted his 42-year-old girlfriend as a daughter in a move critics say will protect the man's assets during an upcoming laws...