How Melinda and Bill Gates might handle the division of their billions

CNN Business In the divorce of Melinda and Bill Gates, the division of their vast wealth is unlikely to cause fireworks and fury. For one thing, they have a lot of money to share. Plus, they’ve publicly committed to giving the majority of their wealth to philanthropy. But another reason their divorce is likely to be drama free may be the fact … Continued

Daniel Jaffe Featured in the 2021 Southern California Super Lawyers List

Daniel Jaffe was again included in the family law category in the 2021 edition of Southern California Super Lawyers. He was also featured in the article ‘Divorce Story’ in this year’s issue of the magazine. Each year, only five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team to be named a Super … Continued

Divorce Story

Published in 2021 Southern California Super Lawyers Magazine Daniel Jaffe on repping Noah Baumbach, learning from Melvin Belli, and hanging a shingle at 82.

Couples’ Finances Can Get Complicated After Lockdown Move-Ins

Bloomberg Sandra Mendell was quoted in a December 16 article in Bloomberg about the complications that may arise for couples after they move in together. Even if you don’t get married, living together for long enough subjects your finances to complex, arcane rules. To read the full story, click here:

Chambers High Net Worth Guide 2020 Ranks Daniel Jaffe in California

Chambers High Net Worth 2020 has again ranked Jaffe Family Law Group’s Daniel Jaffe in the Family/Matrimonial category in California. The ranking is based on peer review and recommendations from other attorneys and wealth planners throughout the United States. In the 2020 Guide, Daniel Jaffe is described by one source as “a legend,” and “He gets the highest compliments.” … Continued

Jaffe Family Law Group Attorneys Included in Lawdragon 500 of Leading Family Lawyers

Daniel Jaffe, William Ryden, and Sandra Mendell are included in Lawdragon’s Family 500 guide, a collection of the nation’s best advisors for divorce, separation, asset division and custody issues. The editorial team selected the lawyers for its Family 500 through submissions, journalistic research and editorial vetting from a board of peers. The Family 500 is … Continued

Sandra Mendell is a Dynamic Woman of Los Angeles

Angeleno featured Sandra Mendell as one of its ‘Dynamic Women of Los Angeles’ in the magazine’s December 2019 issue. Compassion, intelligence and a keen understanding of the legal and psychological intricacies of family law have earned Sandra Mendell an outstanding reputation. She combines empathy and legal expertise in assisting high net-worth estates and high profile … Continued

Sandra Mendell Speaks at Beverly Hills Bar Association Family Law Symposium

Sandra Mendell spoke at the Beverly Hills Bar Association Family Law Symposium, a signature event for the Family Law Section on November 2, 2019. Her panel, “Overview of Hidden Assets and Ways in Which Assets are Hidden” focused on legal, tax and practical consequences of concealed assets, lawyer’s duties if representing the concealing spouse, and warning signs … Continued