For those of you who are frantically pre-ordering flowers and getting your teddy bears and chocolates in order — remember that a happy Valentine’s Day doesn’t always come in the form of fancy dinners and diamonds bracelets. For many couples, it seems, the ideal Valentine’s Day gift includes a completely free ticket to Splitsville.
ABC News reports that attorney Walter H. Bentley III, a Michigan lawyer, is running a contest offering a no-cost divorce to the entrant who makes the best case for freebie.
Bentley maintains that as of yesterday, 500 people have tossed their hat in the ring. A contest form is provided on his law firm’s website explains, “The winner will be chosen based on the most compelling and convincing story as to why they should be the winner.”
What kind of feedback has he gotten from clients or fellow attorneys? “90 percent positive. They all know I’ve got a big heart.”, he told ABC News.
So how do you and your loved one celebrate Valentine’s Day? Are you going to enter Mr. Bentley’s contest? 😀