alienation of affection

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a tort based on willful and malicious interference with the marriage relation by a third party without justification or excuse

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The court added that alienation of affections remains a legitimate cause of action in nine states.
Awards have been held to be excludible in actions based on emotional distress, injury to reputation, sex, age or race discrimination, wrongful termination, alienation of affections and wrongful death.
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16) Nonphysical injuries to which the exclusion has been applied to shelter damages from taxation include alienation of affections (Rev.