Prenuptial Agreements and Jeff Bezos

January is divorce month.  As soon as the new year bell tolls, people dig into determined changes for the year.  Since I became a family lawyer in 2000, I have been interviewed every beginning of the year about the subject of marriage and money.

In January 2011, I was interviewed by NPR Marketplace in a segment called, “Financially Preparing for a Divorce”.  The segment focused a LOT on premarital agreements.  You can read the transcript for this show and listen to it by clicking here. 

In August 2017, I was interviewed again by NPR – Larry Mantle’s Airtalk, in a segment called, “Buzzkill or just being practical? A look at the modern-day prenup”.  You can read the transcript and listen to it here.

In the advent of the world’s richest man, Jeff Bezos’, impending divorce, I again find myself on the radio, discussing prenuptial agreements.  The segment is attached.

Interestingly enough, when I started, my motto was, “Marriage is grand; Divorce, ten grand”.  It’s now “Marriage is grand; Divorce, one hundred grand!” (or 60 Billion!)


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Kelly Chang Rickert

Kelly Chang Rickert (formerly Kelly Yi-Yi Chang) is the founder of the Law Offices of Kelly Chang, A Professional Law Corporation, a firm dedicated exclusively to Family Law. She has been certified by the California State Bar Board of Legal Specialization as a Family Law Specialist. She is frequently quoted in the media, and is a legal expert for Style Network, TV Guide and MTV on Mel Gibson, Tiger Woods, Britney Spears, Christie Brinkley and Madonna divorce and custody cases.

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