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Proving incapacity to marry the key to fighting predatory marriages

Friday, January 26, 2018 @ 8:33 AM | By Steven Benmor

A “predator” is defined as an animal or person that hunts a weaker animal or person. This term has begun to apply to caregivers for vulnerable seniors who exploit their position of trust.

A “ predatory marriage” refers to a marriage entered into for only a singular purpose — the exploitation of a vulnerable senior for personal gain. The predator often takes advantage of the vulnerable senior and assumes control and management of the senior’s financial affairs. Most of the time, the perpetrator is a caregiver,...