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I am in NC and my wife has been lured away from our marriage by a guy . We had a good marriage, loving, the guy had been trying to divide us for months. He has since been influencing her to the point that I was served with Domestic Violence summons and removed from the house. There is no or was there ever any form of violence, disrespect or anything related to such things.
I have court on mon.regarding the DV case . I do feel it necessary to file Alienation of Affection and criminal coversation against the guy.
My problem is financial and thereby I would need legal services and a payment program
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Family Lawyer: Loren, Lawyer replied 5 months ago
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Family Lawyer: Loren, Lawyer replied 5 months ago

In North Carolina, you may sue an individual who has caused a married person to suffer the loss of affection of their spouse, so long as the marriage was peaceful and intact at the time of the affair. In layman’s terms, you may sue your spouse’s paramour. To prove this case legally, however, you must satisfy the following:

  1. You and your spouse were happily married and a genuine love and affection existed between you.
  2. The love and affection was alienated and destroyed.
  3. The wrongful and malicious acts of the defendant produced the alienation of affection.

With a pending DV you may have a problem with the first element of the prima facie case, but that is a detail you would want to review with your attorney when you work out the case strategy.

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