It's reported today that a radio station in New Zealand is running a win-a-divorce competition. An unamed man will tell his wife live on the Valentine's Day drive-time show that he wants divorce and in return the radio station will pay his divorce solicitors fees.
Such a stunt is likely to increase hostility between the couple and make it difficult to resolve the issues arising from the divorce amicably, in particular the divorce settlement.
It has to be hoped that there are not children of the marriage who could be affected.
Paying for divorce advice can be a real worry but there are many options available for funding costs which your divorce solicitor will be able to explain.
There is no need to resort to such an unkind and potentially harmful tactic which may cost far more in the long run.
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