In reality, cases involving diminished-capacity defenses are procedurally complex and often result in underwhelming outcomes. In fact, the North Carolina Court of Appeals issued a 2-1 divided opinion on that topic earlier this month.
Most of us rely on our insurance agency...But how much should we rely on what our insurance agent tells us? What about what they say to others for us?
According to the North Carolina Court of Appeals, the best answer might be simple: “Not much."
North Carolina is one of just a few states in the U.S. that recognize the legal claims of “alienation of affections” and “criminal conversation” (often referred to as “homewrecker” laws). These claims permit a heartbroken spouse to sue both their adulterous spouse and the paramour.