Brandi Lee was devastated when she found out that her husband had been cheating on her with his friend’s wife, a woman who ate at their dinner table and attended their wedding as they promised to love each other for better or for worse, in sickness and in health.
After finding out, she then decided to file for divorce, and the court ordered her to pay him R112 713,75 ($7 500). She says the court told her what to pay, but did not tell her how, therefore she decided to pay him in coins to make the exchange as irritating as possible.
The furious mother headed straight to her local bank and explained her story, where she found sympathy from the bank tellers. The staff offered to help with her plan.
She says they were not only willing to provide her with R112 713 ($7 500) coins, they also assisted in formalising the payment plan. She sent him 10 boxes of coins weighing roughly 160 kg (350 pounds) each and bank said they will not accept change unless rolled.
“I just wanted to prove a point that you probably should watch p**sing off a redhead and that whatever lucky gal he ends up with next… he thinks with the right head this time,” said Brandi.
According to Indigofamilylaw, adultery laws may be favourable to the spouse filing for divorce if adultery is at the heart of the break-up. In such cases, the judge has the discretion to assign less of the marital debt and a larger percentage of marital assets to the party harmed by the infidelity.
Brandi says it is, however, the other way around in her state. “Pennsylvania is a no-fault state. Meaning that cheating counts for nothing in our legal system. I still ‘owed’ him something since we had combined our marital assets. $7 500 was the magic number he wanted to walk away with and finally divorce me,” said Brandi.
Brandi, who is a dairy farmer, called out her ex-husband on a Facebook post that has since been removed, for bailing out on their children and abandoning his duties.
“So, hubby… while you’re sitting at home rolling dime. Maybe you can take out some time and think about how difficult my life has been after abandoning me with two babies, two farms to take care of and pulling your income out of this family, but not taking any bills with you. How difficult it is for your kids since you’re around and think about how much I loved you and how you blatantly lied when you looked into my eyes and promised me forever.”
Before the post got deleted on Facebook, it was flooded with comments. Other users applauded her brilliant plan to avenge herself from her ex-husband.
“I would have loved to see his facial expression,” one person commented. “You are my hero,” said another, while someone else wrote; “Good for you!! His loss.”
They were all hopeful that the husband had learnt his lesson from leaving his wife for his friend’s wife.
Brandi was having the last laugh; the entire settlement was converted in 10 cent coins. She also posted herself holding a coin, joking that she was starting a GoFundMe to earn back the $7 500, captioning the post; “My co-workers are raising my money back!”
Later, she then posted a picture of herself wearing a t-shirt written ‘Divorced AF’.
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