For wealthy and high-profile clients, privacy can be hard to attain. But most people don’t want their personal lives made public, especially when they are going through a divorce.

High-net-worth clients looking to keep their divorce proceedings out of the public eye have options, says Michelle Smith, who herself is a divorce planning specialist, a member of the Institute for Divorce Financial Analysts and the founder and president of Smith Divorce Strategies in New York. Smith urges divorcing clients to turn to a divorce financial planner before they go to the lawyers.

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