In honor of Halloween, below is a series of some scary divorce stories published in various websites which should bring a chill into the holiday.
The Nazi Uniform
I’ve written about this one before: Heath Campbell entered court dressed in a full Nazi uniform, donning a trimmed mustache reminiscent of Adolf Hitler – the man he named his firstborn child after. The hearing was for visitation rights to his youngest child. The family gained national attention when a stope refused to write “Happy Birthday Adolf Hitler” on a birthday cake.
When Your Ex Moves Next Door
After a lengthy and harshly contested divorce case, the wife looked out her window on the day after the trial ended and saw a moving van at the house next door. It was her ex moving in. He had purchased their neighbor’s house secretly during the trial.
Hairless Hair Follicle Test
A client was ordered to submit to a hair follicle drug test, then shows up for the test having shaved their head. Hair follicle tests can be achieved with leg hair, hair from the armpit or pubic hair; it’s even better when the client realizes that any hair can be used, so waxes their whole body and calls it a ‘lifestyle choice.’
Chicken Dinner Divorce
A husband was shooting the breeze with his wife and she said to him, ‘Do you want chicken or fish tonight for dinner? Oh, and by the way, I’m having an affair with the neighbor so I want a divorce.’ Her nonchalance really threw him into a tailspin. He became convinced she was trying to kill him, and installed a deadbolt on his room, bought a mini-fridge and a hotplate, and didn’t leaveuntil the divorce was final.
“My client hated his wife so much that idea of her having his toolbox was abhorrent to him. He asked for temporary use and possession in a $3,000 hearing for tools that were worth $500. He could have bought a top-of-the-line new set at his lawyer’s hourly rate – and without looking so petty in front of the judge.
Dividing the Cat Allergy
During a very heated divorce, it came as a surprise when the wife, who had been fighting for the contents of the house, quickly agreed to give up the living room furniture set to her husband. When the movers delivered the furniture, the husband start wheezing and sneezing. He was allergic to cats. Right after he moved out, she bought three Persians who slept all over the living room furniture.
The Huffington Post article is here.