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People give flowers or chocolates on Valentine's Day but how about a -- -- us.
Yet a Michigan attorney.
-- -- -- place he held a contest this week and he would award to free divorces.
Valentine's Day and he joins us now -- about like.
Festival you held a contest.
And you ask people to come to you with solved stories and you want to that too was the most heart rending sob stories and you get those people a free divorced okay.
Noble want you've got twenty seconds to tell me about the -- sob story go.
-- -- -- said the most compelling I would necessarily say sob story but one of the first when it one of the winners are being.
Where married everything was going fine and they had a sound -- sound experience crib death.
And they had -- they shouldn't have to -- with a -- but without this constant marriage didn't cause -- to split apart are they still never had the money in order to did divorce.
All markets because you know it's a little later we'll hold on second wolf this this move what from my outlook the second salt territory.
-- Is that sob story something that many Americans -- -- their right now and that.
They want to get divorced.
But they just don't have the finances to doing so this -- staying married to someone and -- -- -- the financial things is trying to make his muted Hussein to a day and they were not able to get a divorce and we're thinking about maybe filing bankruptcy and that's -- just data mining get a divorce and that's typical of what I see in my office on a regular basis people who just can't afford to get their divorce.
Why did you link Valentine's.
To a free divorce I put it to you walk through it pretty good publicity it fine piece of the marketing now isn't it.
Yes it actually -- understood -- from one of my parents classes that I teach.
Who was -- -- celebrating her divorce.
I'm having a big party and I thought to not a huge -- -- -- Until you close to step down at -- and this is away from me to help someone hopefully have a much better Valentine's Day in 2014.
By closing except on and on.
Not how many entries did you get for the sob story I got.
Close to 600 instance no.
And you -- absolutely.
What way did you advertiser how -- -- put this out -- you -- contest for freedom laws.
How -- -- sent -- -- to the local media here and around I put it on social media alma FaceBook page.
And all -- Twitter and -- so line and it's been people just pass it on.
I'm out of the agencies were people's plans even saying hey my friend isn't a bad divorce they really deserve this they really need this.
Because I'm not telling people to get divorced they already know they want to divorce they just can't afford it.
How much of -- divorce -- hot -- They can range anywhere I'm actually went in less expense and -- afford not contested divorce what anyone agrees on everything.
Doesn't going to be 15100 to 3000.
-- there -- many more issues and there's going to be a battle.
Acting -- -- -- go 102030000.
Dollars depending on how -- divorced last.
Some bounce to take some time it takes up to a year to get everything done and you have to bring in experts making it very special.
Yes I'm going to camp.
Now back at it.
Now who ultimately.
That was a fine piece of appetizing and clearly a very successful -- marketing we thank you for joining us with a -- -- off on Valentine's Day.
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