Alienation of Affection


#1

Can a spouse still sue the other woman if the married couple work out their marriage and do not move apart or divorce in NC? Example going to marriage counseling ?


#2

No, if you reconcile after discovering the affair, you no longer have a claim for alienation of affection. To learn about the elements required to sue for alienation of affection, read our article Infidelity and Alienation of Affection.


#3

Could you still pursue a criminal conversation case against the former paramour?


#4

Yes, you could still sue for criminal conversation, so long as you could prove that sexual intercourse occurred between the spouse and the paramour.