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Who all can be named as a respondent in an alienation of affections claim? How does that play out?

Lawyer's Assistant: What steps have been taken? Have any papers been filed in family court?

There is an ongoing divorce proceeding as we type.

Lawyer's Assistant: Family law varies by state. What state are you in?

Georgia

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Family Lawyer: RayAnswers, Lawyer replied 8 months ago

Alienation of affection is no longer recognized under Georgia law.You can file for divorce but you can no longer sue third parties for damages.

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https://www.mtlawoffice.com/news/is-alienation-of-affection-still-recognized-in-georgia

You just cannot sue for this in Georgia anymore they have no fault divorce no suing third parties here.

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Happy Holidays thanks for rating 5 stars at to p of page.

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