Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt opted to seal their court documents in hopes of speeding up the dissolution of their marriage. Even for those who aren’t movie stars, there can be some value in following Brangelina’s lead. In the world of Hollywood, sealing divorce documents protects all the nitty-gritty details of a split from prying eyes. For Jolie and Pitt, it’s a no-brainer given the intense curiosity about their high-profile personal life. In the real world, most people don’t care about how a couple divvied up the wedding china or even hammered out a custody agreement.
If ‘Brangelina’ can divorce quickly and privately, you can too – CNBC