RECORDING - Predatory Marriage

CORE Alberta
Description / Summary

You can access the recording HERE.

Please find the slide deck shared during the event attached. 

The CORE Elder Abuse Group hosted a presentation on Predatory Marriage on May 17, 2022 with guest speaker Emily Clough, a Partner with Clark Wilson LLP. Participants learned how predatory marriage is the practice of marrying an older person exclusively for the purpose of gaining access to their estate upon their death and what can be done to prevent and stop it from happening.

Connect with our guest speaker! 

  • Emily Clough at
  • Bio: Emily regularly assists clients with complex estate and trust planning and administration issues and acts as counsel on estate, trust, and elder law capacity litigation matters. Emily publishes and teaches on estate, trust, and elder law matters. She was lead counsel in a recent British Columbia case where the Court set aside an alleged predatory marriage as being invalid.


Additional Resource: 

About the host: The CORE Elder Abuse Group connects individuals, organizations, and agencies to develop strategies to address elder abuse. With more than 50 members, this group invites you to join the momentum!