Can I sue my husbands ex wife for emotional distress?
Yes you can sue her. Defamation would not be the initial or most important basis of your lawsuit though. The initial basis should be breach of contract. The law considers marriage a contract between two people.
Can you sue an ex spouse for defamation?
A lawsuit based on defamation can only exist when a false statement is made. You may be able to file a lawsuit for libel or slander against your ex-spouse for statements made on their own time. For example, if your spouse or child's other parent writes and posts a lie on social media it may be grounds for a lawsuit.
Can my husband’s ex wife take my money?
Tip. Generally, an ex-wife has no rights to money her spouse earns after a divorce. In the event the judge awards alimony or child support; however, she will be entitled to a portion of it.
Is a spouse entitled to any part of a lawsuit settlement?
So, as long as a jury verdict or settlement from a lawsuit is recovered before your divorce decree is final, it can be considered a joint asset. If it's after the divorce is final, then all the proceeds go to your spouse and it is considered part of his or her total assets.