Can a person be sued for having a relationship and affair/relations with a married man, by his wife?
Personal Injury Lawyer
There used to be a cause of action called "alienation of affection" which would have allowed a suit like that. That cause of action was abolished in New York at least a half century ago.
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It depends - some states have interference with marital relations, sometimes called "alienation of affection" statutes, others allow a claim even absent such a statute. However, I believe that New York has done away with that cause of action. You need to check with a New York domestic relations attorney.
Not for a long time. It is commonplace now.
Criminal Defense Attorney
Not in New York.
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Personal Injury Lawyer
Alienation of affection is gone in New York but in certain circumstances and action could be advanced under an infliction of emotional distress theory. However, such an action would only be viable if the plaintiff was in the "zone of danger" at the time of the injurious occurrence.
Such a situation being fairly unlikely, I tend to agree with my colleagues in concluding that NO is the best answer to your question as it was stated.
Insurance Law Lawyer
50 years ago you could if you were cuckholded