“A woman divorced her husband because he refused to treat her like how Christian treats Ana in Fifty Shades of Grey.“
Being a divorce lawyer definitely seems like one of those jobs where they are rarely ever bored because they’re bound to hear some juicy stories throughout their day.
It was definitely a challenge to pick just a few juicy stories, but here are 18 of the most outrageous and petty reasons why someone filed for divorce.
“One of our clients thought his wife was having an affair. She would actually just go driving around for hours of the night playing Pokémon Go.”
“Every morning this couple would sit in the bathroom together while one of them had their morning dump. One would sit on the toilet, and the other would sit on the edge of the bathtub. This particular morning, the wife was on the toilet and the husband on the edge of the tub. They started to argue about their relationship, so the wife reached down, pulled out her tampon, and flung it at him. He filed for divorce the same day.”
“My mom is a family law lawyer, and she told me that a man divorced his wife after she broke her jaw in a car accident because she could no longer give head.”
“At my last firm, a couple did their will with our firm. They were married 40 years total, divorced, and remarried once. The husband wanted us to put in his will that his kids get his entire estate but did not want us to tell his wife. He wanted to make a secret will and a fake will. The phony will would be signed with her present, and then it would be shredded. He would later come in to sign the ‘real will.’ He copied his wife on the email that had all of this information disclosed in it.”
“A couple got divorced over a cat. The wife called the cat Snowball because of its white fur, and she only wanted it to eat wet cat food or chicken breast. The husband called the cat Lily because of the white fur and believed it should only eat dry food. They argued for a year over custody of the cat and did not give a shit about their human kids.”
“My dad was a divorce lawyer and had a client who wanted to divorce her husband for two reasons. The first being that he did not have enough hair on his chest and the second being because he didn’t drive fast enough.”
“A 46-year marriage ended because his old high school girlfriend was single again. I later learned that the guy married the old girlfriend the same day his divorce was finalized.”
“I was involved in a case where a lady was pursuing a case for ‘unreasonable behavior.’ Her then-husband would stand at the foot of the bed, drop his pants, then bend over to step out of them, sit on the bed, then slide up when going to bed. She had noticed that after a couple of days, brown streaks would appear.”
“A woman divorced her husband because he refused to treat her like how Christian treats Ana in Fifty Shades of Grey.”
“I had a client come in because he said the wrong person’s name during the wedding ceremony. The worst part? That wasn’t the first or the last time I saw him. Never have I had so much repeat business from one client.”
“A colleague of mine had this client a few years ago who filed for divorce because his wife used to hang her panties on the shower handle after washing them.”
“My aunt had a case where the wife had glued all of the outdoor hoses together so her husband wouldn’t spend more time washing his vehicle. When the glue didn’t work, she just cut it. When he got a new one, she filed for divorce.”
“My father’s best friend divorced his wife simply over her cooking.”
“A friend of mine got married when she was 19 just so she could drink at the bar. In Wisconsin, you can drink underage with a parent or spouse. Then when she turned 21, she got a divorce because she could now legally drink without him.”
“My colleague handled a case where money was not an issue, but the kids were…neither parent wanted them.”
“I knew a guy from high school who divorced his wife of two months because she would sleep with a night-light, and he could only sleep in total darkness.”
“I was a legal assistant when this case came in. This lady divorced her husband of two months because he got her an iPad case for her birthday instead of the expensive jewelry she wanted.”
And finally, “We once had a case where the husband and wife decided to start having a threesome with their lesbian friend. Then they both fell in love with her and started sleeping with her separately behind each other’s backs.”
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