Definition of Alienation of affection

1. Noun. A tort based on willful and malicious interference with the marriage relation by a third party without justification or excuse.

Generic synonyms: Civil Wrong, Tort



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Alienation Of Affection

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alienation of affection (current term)
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Literary usage of Alienation of affection

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1. Brickwood's Sackett on Instructions to Juries: Containing a Treatise on Jury by Frederick Sackett, Albert William Brickwood (1908)
"alienation of affection—CRIMINAL CONVERSATION—SEDUCTION. ... Alienation of Affection of Husband. The great question for you to decide is, did Mrs. II., ..."

2. The American State Reports: Containing the Cases of General Value and by Abraham Clark Freeman (1896)
"HUSBAND AND WIFE—alienation of affection- EVIDENCE.—In an action by a wife against the relatives of her husband to recover for the alienation of his ..."

3. A Treatise on the Law of Domestic Relations by William Champ Rodgers (1899)
"... and in her own behalf, she may sue under the enabling statutes for a common- law injury or tort.2 And of course the alienation of affection from a wife ..."

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