“Elder abuse, including the financial exploitation of elderly individuals who have become mentally incapacitated is an often well-hidden problem.”1

Several recent decisions have highlighted a specific type of elder abuse where a person takes unfair advantage of an individual who lacks the capacity to enter into a marriage or otherwise utilizes fraud and undue influence to secretly marry the individual for the purpose of obtaining a portion of his or her estate at the expense of the intended heirs.

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