Girlfriend of Married Man Pays for Alienation of Affection

more+
less-

“A spurned wife in North Carolina has made her husband’s mistress pay for ruining their marriage — literally — by suing her successfully for $9 million.”

In most states, including New York, the adulterous lovers of married people are safe; they can not be sued for alienation of affection. The cause of action has been abolished in all but a handful of states: Hawaii, Illinois, Mississippi, New Mexico, North Carolina, South Dakota, and Utah.

The New York Civil Rights Law provides that...

Please see full article below for more information.

LOADING PDF: If there are any problems, click here to download the file.

Published In: Civil Remedies Updates, General Business Updates, Family Law Updates, Personal Injury Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

© Daniel Clement, Law Offices of Daniel E. Clement | Attorney Advertising

Don't miss a thing! Build a custom news brief:

Read fresh new writing on compliance, cybersecurity, Dodd-Frank, whistleblowers, social media, hiring & firing, patent reform, the NLRB, Obamacare, the SEC…

…or whatever matters the most to you. Follow authors, firms, and topics on JD Supra.

Create your news brief now - it's free and easy »