Three years. There is a bill (House Bill 1047 if you’re interested) to abolish the actions of Criminal Conversation and Alienation of Affections which has received enough votes in the NC House to be read and voted on in the NC Senate. If the bill gets the required votes in the Senate and is signed into law, CC and AOA will no longer be causes of action in NC. If the bill passes, and you haven’t already filed your claim, you’ll lose the right to pursue it.
David L. McGuire
The Rosen Law Firm
4101 Lake Boone Trail, Suite 200
Raleigh, North Carolina 27607
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