Joel Brakken Nov. 13, 2013, 10:00am

(Editor's note: This story has been updated since it first appeared online Nov. 13, 2013). 

An alienation of affection lawsuit filed Oct. 30 in the Circuit Court of Cook County by Charles B. Jackel against Arthur Cutting has been dismissed.

The original complaint stated that Jackel and his wife, Jayne, had been married for more than 19 years and starting in August 2006, Cutting intentionally interfered with Jackel’s marriage to Jayne.

On June 3, Judge James O'Hara granted a defense motion to dismiss with prejudice.

Jackel had sought at least $145,000 in damages, plus costs. He was represented by Taradash & Associates P.C.

The defendant was represented by attorneys at Longwell Associates in Chicago.

Circuit Court of Cook County Case No. 2013L012006.

This is a report on a civil lawsuit filed in the Circuit Court of Cook County. The details in this report come from an original complaint filed by a plaintiff. Please note, a complaint represents an accusation by a private individual, not the government. It is not an indication of guilt, and it only represents one side of the story.

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