Can someone be sued for pursuing a married woman and eventually breaking the marriage up?
Question Details: This guy was asked by the husband to leave his wife alone. After a 10 year marriage, the behavior continued and eventually caused the divorce. There are 2 small children involved. Can this guy be sued for damages?
What you are referring to here is a lawsuit for what is known as "alienation of affection". This is when an outsider interferes with a marriage. However, most states have abolishd the ability to file for such a claim. In fact, only a few states still allow such lawsuits. They are HI, IL, MS, NM, NC, UT and SD. Since, ND is not among them, so you cannot bring such a suit.
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