South Dakota is one of six states that allow legal action to be taken against their spouse’s lover if they intentionally, and knowingly stole their spouse. Know in the legal system as Alienation of Affection.
In an article released by KDLT:
The case, Cedar vs Johnson, was brought to the South Dakota Supreme Court over the issue and difficulty of proving the extent and value of “damages” a victim of “alienated affection” incurs.
In this case a Frederick man sued his wife’s lover and the case was heard on October 2.
In his response to the appeal, the “other man” asked the Supreme Court to abolish South Dakota’s alienation of affection law as a matter of public policy.
Read the full articles on KDLT and SDPB
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