To Stay or Not to Stay (at the Divorce Hotel)

For approximately $3,500, couples can stay at a luxury hotel in The Netherlands and enjoy room service, beautiful scenery, and…a divorce. The idea for a “divorce hotel” was developed by Dutch entrepreneur Jim Halfens as a celebrity divorce destination.

A team of lawyers, divorce mediators, and counselors, as well as the regular hotel staff, help couples who have markedly simple marital arrangements facilitate quick and comfortable divorces. This kind of divorce is for cooperative couples with their own assets who don’t have young children together.

While it seems a long way off, a 2 1/2 day vacation is actually what divorce mediation might seem like to couples who thought litigation was their only option. If only we offered complementary dessert.

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