alienation of affection

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  • Illinois is one of only seven states that allows the alienation of affections tort.
  • An action for alienation of affection does not require proof of extramarital sex.
  • In the same century a law of Alienation of affection was introduced for men to seek compensation from other men accused of taking away 'their' woman.
  • Alienation of affection and criminal conversation lawsuits are allowed in North Carolina.
  • It is estimated that over 200 alienation of affection cases are filed in North Carolina each year.
  • If the cause is continued, this suspicion will corrode and increase; and the result will be, a mutual alienation of affection. Cited from A Practical Directory for Young Christian Females, by Harvey Newcomb
  • In the United States, the tort of alienation of affection was inherited as part of the common law.
  • At common law, alienation of affections is a common law tort, abolished in many jurisdictions.
  • On the present occasion she did not suspect any alienation of affection; but she conjectured that some circumstance connected with his high place, had occasioned this mystery. Cited from The Last Man, by Mary Shelley
  • Other states allow jilted spouses to sue their ex-partners' lovers for alienation of affections.
  • For some one to spit on you, foretells disagreements and alienation of affections. Cited from 10,000 Dreams Interpreted, Gustavus Hindman Miller
  • Alienation of affections: Brought by a deserted spouse against a third party whom the spouse believes to be responsible for the failure of the marriage.
  • Million dollar verdicts have not been uncommon in North Carolina for alienation of affection and emotional distress.
  • The tort of alienation of affections is similar to the tort of criminal conversation.
  • He then sets out to romance the judge, intending to threaten her with an alienation of affection scandal to force her to reduce Blair's alimony burden.
  • Though not less interested in the felicity of my friend than the rest, yet the idea of a separation, perhaps of an alienation of affection, by means of her entire devotion to another, cast an involuntary gloom over my mind. Cited from The Coquette, or The History of Eliza Wharton, by Hannah Webster Foster
  • In that case, an individual taxpayer received certain amounts in settlement of his suit for damages on account of alienation of affections and in consideration for the surrender of the custody of his minor child.
  • His legal interests were broad, and as a result over his long career he handled cases involving a variety of issues including witchcraft, alienation of affection, obscenity, as well as election disputes and contested utility rates.
  • She became involved in a much publicized affair with Selznick, culminating in a 1916 divorce suit brought about by Young, charging his wife with alienation of affection.
  • This leads to the trainer suing Dr. Tibbett for alienation of affection.