alienação de afeto

substantivo

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alienation of affection

noun

Comparative law notes

Brazilian laws does not provide for "alienation of affection". However, the term "alienação de afeto" is used by Brazilian jurists to describe the notion of alienation of affection that exists in common law jurisdictions.

Definitions of alienation of affection

a tort (=wrongful or unlawful injury or damage) claim for the hateful interference with a marriage by a third party

An action for alienation of affection does not require proof of extramarital sex.