Can you sue the other woman for destroying my marriage?

Can you sue the other woman for destroying my marriage?

In the states that allow you to sue a third party for ruining your marriage, you can do so through any of two civil tort actions: criminal conversation or alienation of affection. It is a civil claim for adultery, also known as seduction.

What states can you sue a homewrecker?

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Have you ever wanted to sue someone you believe broke up your marriage — a "homewrecker?" Well, in six states — Hawaii, Illinois, New Mexico, North Carolina, Mississippi, South Dakota, and Utah — you can.

How long do extramarital affairs usually last?

The "in-love" stage of a love affair typically lasts six to 18 months, and occasionally as long as three years, says Denise Bartell, PhD, psychologist at the University of Wisconsin, Green Bay. But it does wane at some point.

Can I sue the other man for destroying my marriage?

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.”