The paper exposes a pattern of exploitation wherein financially motivated caregivers manipulate elders into marrying them to access and, subsequently, to inherit their estate. The article presents, analyzes and defines a case of predatory marriage. Further, it critically considers suggestions proposed by Canadian scholars and provides an alternative remedy, developed through comparative study of Canadian, Californian and German law. Through the paper, the author intends to inspire further, fruitful debate.
"Elder Exploitation Through Predatory Marriage"
Can J Fam L