Alienation of Affections

A North Carolina woman recently sued her husband’s paramour and won big, and I mean big. Cynthia Shackelford won $9 million in a law suit against Anne Lundquist, the woman who had an affair with Cynthia Shackelford’s husband, Allan Shackelford. North Carolina along with six other states (Hawaii, Illinois, Mississippi, New Mexico, South Dakota and

In a recent trial court opinion issued by the Superior Court in Hudson County, Judge Gallipoli recognized that parents in NJ may have a right to collect damages for intentional infliction of emotional distress when their relationships with their children are poisoned by former spouses or even grandparents who partake in alienating behaviors.

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