How the Rich Keep Divorces Private & Out of Court

Article Title: 

"How the Ultra Rich Avoid Messy Public Divorce Battles By Keeping their Disputes Out of Court"

Description: Yoonji Han and Hayley Cuccinello interviewed high net worth divorce attorney Peter M. Walzer of top family law firm Walzer Melcher LLP regarding how to keep the celebrity divorce of Bill and Melinda Gates private.

Publication: Business Insider
Publication Date: May 6, 2021
Journalist: Yoonji Han and Hayley Cuccinello
Bill Gates Bill Gates at the Elysee Palace to encounter the french president to speak about Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Celebrity divorce lawyer Peter M. Walzer explains how rich and famous people like Bill Gates keep their divorces private and their disputes out of court.
Area(s) of Legal Expertise needed for interview: Celebrity Divorce
Legal Expert: Peter M. Walzer

Quote: “In their petition for divorce, Bill and Melinda Gates said they had a separation contract but no prenup. “It’s a done deal that’s never going to go public,” explained celebrity divorce lawyer Peter M. Walzer. “95% of couples — celebrities or not — mediate their divorces.”