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No, a wife cannot sue a husband's mistress for alienation of affection in NYS. However there may be other causes of action for the wife to pursue.
You may have an action for the torts of intentional infliction of emotional distress and interference with contract (the marriage contract).
Intentional infliction of emotional distress has four elements: (1) the defendant must act intentionally or recklessly; (2) the defendant's conduct must be extreme and outrageous; and (3) the conduct must be the cause (4) of severe emotional distress.
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