2017 ORS 31.980¹
Action for alienation of affections abolished

There shall be no civil cause of action for alienation of affections. [Formerly 30.840]

(formerly 30.840)

Notes of Decisions

Where complaint alleged that defendant tortiously injured plaintiff’s wife through sexual harass­ment and battery and that plaintiff suffered loss as consequence, ac­tion was claim for loss of consortium, not prohibited claim for aliena­tion of affec­tion. Shoemaker v. Manage­ment Recruiters Interna­tional, 125 Or App 568, 865 P2d 1331 (1993)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 31—Tort Actions, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors031.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 31, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano031.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.