Can you sue someone for ruining your wedding?
The law allows individuals to sue others for ruining their marriages. The concept of "alienation of affections" comes from old English law when women were considered property and “a man could sue another man for stealing his wife, like when he could sue a man for stealing his horse.”
Can you sue your fiance?
As it turns out, there was a common law doctrine known as "breach of marriage promise" that allowed you to sue someone for breaking off an engagement. But whether that still applies may depend on where you live.
Can you sue for breach of promise to marry UK?
A THE PRESENT LAW. There can be no action for breach of promise unless a contract to marry has been made. Promises to marry made by minors are voidable at the option of the minor. A minor may sue on such a promise but may not be sued, even if he or she has ratified the promise after coming of age.
What is it called when you sue someone for cheating?
The scorned spouse could sue you. Yes, you read that right. You, the paramour, can get hit with a lawsuit that could cost you hundreds of thousands of dollars. They're known as "alienation of affection" suits, when an "outsider" interferes in a marriage.