Will Nile Niami’s divorce affect his $500M spec mansion?

Yvonne Niami, the wife of mega-mansion builder Nile Niami of Skyline Development Inc., filed for divorce last month, a decision that could have significant implications for the developer’s real estate holdings, The Real Deal has learned. How the couple’s assets will be divided — particularly Niami’s real estate — will depend on the existence of … Continued

Strategies for Effective Motion Practice in Family Law

Stephanie Barnett was invited by the Los Angeles County Bar Association to speak on a panel for its February 4, 2017 program “Strategies For Effective Motion Practice In Family Law.” The outcome of certain motions can make or break your case. In this program, Stephanie joined prominent family law judges and other family law attorneys … Continued

Jaffe and Clemens Attorneys Named 2017 Super Lawyers

Daniel Jaffe, Bruce Clemens, William Ryden, David Luboff and Stephanie Barnett have received recognition as 2017 Southern California Super Lawyers. Partners Daniel Jaffe, Bruce Clemens and William Ryden have been selected for the list since 2004. David M. Luboff has been listed since 2005. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have … Continued

William Ryden Selected as 2017 ‘Lawyer of the Year’ in Southern California by Best Lawyers

Jaffe and Clemens Partner William Ryden has been selected by Best Lawyers as the 2017  ‘Lawyer of the Year’ for family law in Southern California.  ‘Lawyer of the Year’ recognitions are awarded to individual attorneys with the highest overall peer-feedback for a specific practice area and geographic location. Only one lawyer is recognized as the “Lawyer of the … Continued

The Best Lawyers in America© 2017 Recognizes Jaffe and Clemens Attorneys

Jaffe and Clemens Partners Daniel Jaffe, Bruce Clemens and William Ryden have been selected by their peers for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America© 2017. The firm has been recognized in the family law category since the inception of the publication. In 2017, Best Lawyers recognized William Ryden as ‘Lawyer of the Year’ in Southern California. Since it … Continued

Stephanie Barnett speaks at the Beverly Hills Bar Association’s Family Law Section

Stephanie Barnett speaks at the Beverly Hills Bar Association’s Family Law Section regarding ‘Complex Privacy Issues in Family Law Cases’ on Wednesday, June 29, 2016. Stephanie joined a panel which included Judge Reva Goetz, Retired, Los Angeles Superior Court, ARC and Stephen Sitkoff, a criminal lawyer and partner at Takakjian & Sitkoff, LLP. The program provided practical information … Continued

Strategies for Family Law in California, 2016 ed. Leading Lawyers on Understanding Developments in California Family Law (Inside the Minds)

Daniel J. Jaffe, Founding Partner, Jaffe and Clemens writes chapter “Implications of Offshore Funds on Divorce and Taxes” in the 2016 edition of Inside the Minds: Strategies for Family Law in California. Dealing with divorce, custody, paternity, and other family law issues is often an emotional process for everyone involved. These cases profoundly affect the lives of people … Continued

After Obergefell: How the Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage has affected other areas of law

Jaffe and Clemens Partner Robert Stanley was featured in the June issue of the ABA Journal about his personal and professional experience relating to the issues involved in the 2015 decision by the U.S. Supreme Court in the case Obergefell v. Hodges. When Stanley moved to California about 10 years ago from Georgia, he went from a state with no legal status for same-sex … Continued