Is alienation of affection recognized in Canada?
The Supreme Court of Canada held that alienation of affection and the related tort cause of action for "criminal conversation" was not available as a cause of action in the year 1962 in the case of Kungl v.
Can I sue someone for alienation of affection?
Alienation of affection allows a spouse to sue a third-party for alienating the affection of the other spouse. Thus, if your spouse has an affair or begins a new romantic relationship before you are separated, you may have legal grounds to sue the third-party for alienation of affection and/or criminal conversation.
What states can you sue a homewrecker?
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 much does it cost to file an alienation of affection lawsuit?
To file your complaint and initiate your lawsuit, you generally have to pay filing fees, typically around $200. If you cannot afford the filing fees, you can ask the clerk for an application to have them waived.