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The cause of action you would sue under is called "alienation of affection" and, unfortunately, on April 4, 1979 Georgia's legislature repealed the law allowing for alienation of affection actions.
If you go ahead with a divorce on the grounds of adultery it may help you with alimony and your property settlement.
Also, if your husband gave the mistress any gifts purchased with joint assets then you may be able to sue her for the return of the gifts since your husband had no authority to use the joint assets for that purpose.
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