• When it comes to divorces among wealthy couples, privacy and asset complexity are key challenges.
  • Separation agreements and private mediation are ways to keep information out of the public eye.
  • Six divorce lawyers and experts explain how such couples can keep disputes out of the courts..

Bill and Melinda Gates’ announcement on Monday that they were separating shocked many.

And though the power couple’s news came out of the blue, their divorce filing was likely the product of months of private negotiations in an effort to keep things under wraps, said Jennifer Brandt, the chair of Cozen O’Connor’s law firm, which has represented people with high net worth in divorces.

Court battles have led to embarrassing reveals. The contentious divorce of Bill Gross, the founder of asset-manager Pimco, and his wife, Susan, made headlines with hostile text messages, a fake Picasso, and accusations of stalking.

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