Being taken to court for alienation of affection in NC while I have pending charges on the same lady for stalking/harrasment. Never slept with her spouse, was a co worker and friend of the families. The spouse has a history of being unfaithful for 10 years but now I am being accused. How do I prove she is wrong and retaliating or being vindictive for me taking charges on her?
The only way anyone can answer this question is going to be after a thorough consultation and review of the complaint and relevant evidence. I would suggest hiring a family law attorney in the jurisdiction where the suit is filed. This sounds like the kind of case that can be billed on an hourly basis, so that should make payment of attorney fees easier. Best of luck!
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Alienation of affection is a civil claim, not a criminal charge. Usually these sorts of lawsuits are threatened in the context of a messy separation and divorce. If somebody has threatened to sue you for AA then consult with a civil attorney--probably one who handles domestic cases--and get an opinion as to your liability. If you get served with any sort of court paperwork then you need to meet with a lawyer immediately as you probably have a short window of time in which to respond and defend yourself.
This is not a violent crime question, so I am going to change the practice are to domestic law so you may get some answers from those lawyers also. Good luck.
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