I've been heard to say: "If you guys start fighting about the Tupperware, I am outa here!"
We had an interesting discussion on the American Bar Association Family Law Listserv a while ago about the strange things people fight about in a divorce. Karon Leigh Washburn Rowden, an attorney in Fort Worth, Texas specializing in family law and social security law, was intrigued by the discussion. She put images into a PowerPoint slideshow to show her class at the University of Texas A&M Law School where she is supervising attorney of the Texas A&M Law Clinic. You can see her PPT here:
Hint: After Download, click on file and open in PowerPoint. Select View. At View choose "Slideshow." Then click on each page. Page 1 requires 4 clicks. If you don't have PowerPoint, a free viewer may be downloaded here.
Thank you Karon! For other strange things people have fought over see below:
Dog Support: Thank you Elizabeth Sadowski, family lawyer in Rochester Michigan, and Bob the dog for this hilarious "Brief in Opposition to Motion to Terminate Dog Support" Download AnswerMotionDogSupport
Pets: Who gets custody of Fido?
Dog: $40,000 in attorney fees? Seriously?
The house. Husband Blows up $5 Million Dollar House Rather than Sell It. Did I mention he was in it when he blew it up?
And see 10 Divorce Stories too Strange to Make Up. [Viewer Discretion Advised. Strong Language] First up: Husband in Cambodia sawed the house in half as a "property division." I'm not sure whether the photo is of "his half" or "her half." It looks like it took a couple cases of beer and a few friends with chainsaws.