Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Divorce Vouchers

Here's an interesting article from Digital Journal about a British law firm offering divorce vouchers to arguing couples for Christmas.
With the United Kingdom having one of the highest divorce rates in the world, it was only a matter of time before lawyers started looking at ways to lure in unhappy couples. The London law firm, Lloyd Platt & Company is now offering vouchers to couples for half-hour or hour-long advice sessions with a lawyer.

According to Reuters, the law firm normally charges about $530 per hour long session with a lawyer but the vouchers run at approximately $200 for a half-hour session.

The company has reportedly sold 60 of the vouchers since the start of the offer three weeks ago.In an interview with the Telegraph, senior partner Vanessa Lloyd Platt said, “Christmas can be a very stressful time for families as we have always seen by the huge increase of people seeking advice in January. The vouchers seem to appeal to an enormously wide spread spectrum of people looking for that ‘must have’ gift for Christmas.” Continue reading»

What do you think about divorce vouchers?


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