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Alienation of Affection State Laws M-Q

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  • Maine: No, legislation was enacted to abolish the right to bring an alienation of affection lawsuit.
  • Maryland: No, legislation was enacted to abolish the right to bring an alienation of affection lawsuit.
  • Massachusetts: No, legislation was enacted to abolish the right to bring an alienation of affection lawsuit.
  • Michigan: No, legislation was enacted to abolish the right to bring an alienation of affection lawsuit.
  • Minnesota: No, legislation was enacted to abolish the right to bring an alienation of affection lawsuit.
  • Mississippi: Yes, alienation of affection lawsuits can still be brought.
  • Missouri: No, on June 17, 2003, Missouri’s highest court abolished the state’s alienation of affection law.
  • Montana: No, legislation was enacted to abolish the right to bring an alienation of affection lawsuit.

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  • Nebraska: No, legislation was enacted to abolish the right to bring an alienation of affection lawsuit.
  • Nevada: No, legislation was enacted to abolish the right to bring an alienation of affection lawsuit.
  • New Hampshire: No. According to Title XLIII, Chapter 460:2, "No damages shall be allowed to either spouse in any action based on alienation of the affections of the other spouse."
  • New Jersey: No, legislation was enacted to abolish the right to bring an alienation of affection lawsuit.
  • New Mexico: Yes, alienation of affection lawsuits can still be brought.
  • New York: No, legislation was enacted to abolish the right to bring an alienation of affection lawsuit.
  • North Carolina: Yes, alienation of affection lawsuits can still be brought. Note: As of 10/01/2009 if the extramarital affair started after a married couple is separated, the alienation of affection law cannot be used. NCGA.state.nc.us -- HB 1110
  • North Dakota: No, legislation was enacted to abolish the right to bring an alienation of affection lawsuit.

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  • Ohio: No, in 1985, alienation of affection suits were abolished by General Laws c. 207, Sect. 47B, inserted by St. 1985, c. 74 Sect. 1.
  • Oklahoma: No, legislation was enacted to abolish the right to bring an alienation of affection lawsuit.
  • Oregon: No, legislation was enacted to abolish the right to bring an alienation of affection lawsuit.

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  • Pennsylvania: No, legislation was enacted to abolish the right to bring an alienation of affection lawsuit.

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