Nowadays, the prevalence of dementia and diseases such as Alzheimer's is high, and this can make people vulnerable to predatory marriages. Everyone should have the right to find happiness in marriage, but it's important to consider that marriage affects not only happiness, but also a person's children, property, finances, and wills.
In our increasingly globalized world, it is common for family lawyers to see marriages between two people from different countries. Once together, you understandably want to live and work in the same place, but acquiring permanent residency in Canada can be a lengthy and paperwork-ridden task. Spousal sponsorship for permanent residency, therefore, is a good avenue to take as it allows a non-Canadian spouse to remain and work in Canada. This is a great option while you're married, but what happens to your sponsorship status if you just can't work things out?