A California man targeted in a North Carolina alienation of affections case will get a new trial under an N.C. Court of Appeals ruling this week that threw out a $600,000 judgment against him.
The reason: Court officials were one digit off in his five-digit San Juan Capistrano, Calif., street address, so he received only three days advance notice of his trial held in Guilford County.
Keith Black, who represented the defendant in the case, said it was the only possible just outcome, seeing as his client didn't have enough notice to attend his own trial.
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