Alienation Of Affections Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Alienation Of Affections, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Alienation Of Affections?

n. belonging to; pertaining to of right. As a legal term is stands for what belongs to and goes with something else, the accessories or things usually conjoined with the substantive matter in question. Generally, if right over other (the servient tenement) property is enjoyed alongside a right over some property (say dominant tenement), and the degree of the usage of such rights is governed by the needs of the dominant tenement, then such right is called appurtenant to the dominant tenement.