2010 Pennsylvania Code
Title 23 - DOMESTIC RELATIONS
Chapter 19 - Abolition of Actions for Alienation of Affections and Breach of Promise to Marry
1901 - Actions for alienation of affections abolished.
CHAPTER 19 ABOLITION OF ACTIONS FOR ALIENATION OF AFFECTIONS AND BREACH OF PROMISE TO MARRY Sec. 1901. Actions for alienation of affections abolished. 1902. Actions for breach of promise to marry abolished. 1903. Purpose of chapter. 1904. Filing or threatening to file actions prohibited. 1905. Instruments executed in satisfaction of abolished claims prohibited. Enactment. Chapter 19 was added December 19, 1990, P.L.1240, No.206, effective in 90 days. § 1901. Actions for alienation of affections abolished. (a) General rule.--All civil causes of action for alienation of affections of husband or wife are abolished. (b) Exception.--Subsection (a) does not apply to cases where the defendant is a parent, brother or sister or a person formerly in loco parentis to the spouse of plaintiff.
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