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  • Alienation of Affection in NC

    What is Alienation of Affection? North Carolina is one of only a few states that recognizes the tort of alienation of affection . Alienation of affection allows a spouse to sue a third party for wrongful acts that deprived him or her of the love and affection of his or her spouse. While this tort can be used to sue any third party, including meddling in-laws, it is typically used to sue a spouse’s ...
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  • Bill Signed by Governor Makes Significant Change to North Carolina Marital Law

    A new North Carolina law that blocks jilted spouses from suing third parties over lost love and affection in some situations is an important modernization of the marital statute, a Cary attorney says. “This is a progressive step that will protect third parties from becoming collateral damage in divorce litigation, just because they happen to start… View the entire press release.
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