Not liable for doting

December 16, 2013

  • 205 Husband and Wife
  • 205X Enticing and Alienating
  • 205k323 Right of Action
  • 205k324 k. By Husband.

205 Husband and WifeParents who act without malice in giving counsel and advice to a daughter, who has contracted a marriage with a man believed by them wholly unfitted to make her happy, cannot be held liable for alienation.

Kleist v. Breitung, 232 F. 555 (2nd Cir. 1916)