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"Coercive Confusion: The Nexus of Domestic Violence & Custody in the Time of COVID-19" by Mallika Kaur and Kelly Behre

Mallika Kaur, Attorney at ADZ Law, LLP and Law Lecturer at UC Berkeley School of Law partnered with Kelly Behre, Director of the Family Protection and Legal Assistance at the UC Davis School of Law to co-author an article entitled “Coercive Confusi… Read More
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How Victims Can Use Anti-SLAPP Motions to Fight Defamation Lawsuits

When you come forward as an abuse victim, being called a liar is unfortunately common. Being sued for defamation or malicious prosecution because your abuser says you are lying is far worse. Find out how you can use California’s anti-SLAPP laws to… Read More
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Super Lawyers 2020: Tulin D. Acikalin

Super Lawyers 2020: Tülin D. Açıkalın

ADZ Law, LLP is proud to announce that partner Tulin D. Acikalin has been selected as a 2020 Super Lawyer. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. This… Read More
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Alexandria Ocasio Cortez Calls Out Verbal Abuse Before Congress

Americans have differing opinions on politicians, but we generally expect Congressmen and women to behave civilly while serving their term. Perhaps that is why the sexist, vulgar statements Representative Ted Yoho made toward Representative Alexandri… Read More
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ADZ LAW, LLP PARTNER, TÜLIN D. AÇIKALIN, FACULTY IN UPCOMING EDUCATION PROGRAMS

Tülin D. Açıkalın, a founding partner of ADZ Law, LLP will be featured in the faculty of upcoming education programs. Tülin has been an active faculty of La Casa de las Madres since 2015 providing quarterly 40-hour domestic violence training, Do… Read More
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Minor’s Counsel: When Does Your Child Need Their Own Lawyer?

As a parent, you may believe that everything you do is for your child’s best interest. However, sometimes, the emotions of a high-conflict divorce or custody case can cloud your judgment. Other times, parents or state employees may have different v… Read More
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Categories: Family Law
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2020 Pride- One Step Back One Step Forward

In a month to celebrate LGBTQ pride, we must recognize the victories but know there is still much to be done for human rights. On June 12, 2020 President Trump rolled back an integral protection of the Affordable Care Act that prevented discriminatio… Read More
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Beyond the Restraining Order: Civil Options for Victims of Domestic Violence presented by Jessica Dayton

On June 9th, Jessica Dayton presented a webinar, “Beyond the Restraining Order: Civil Options for Victims of Domestic Violence” sponsored by the NCVBA (National Crime Victim Bar Association). Civil domestic violence remedies too often get… Read More
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Can You Sue Someone for Emotional Abuse in California?

If you have been trapped in an emotionally abusive relationship, you know that words can cause real harm. Is that harm something you can recover for in court, or will you bear the losses caused by your abuser? Can you sue someone for emotional abuse… Read More
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Categories: Civil Lawsuits
What COVID-19 Has Meant f…

What COVID-19 Has Meant for Domestic Violence in California

California residents have been ordered to stay at home for nearly two months. While many residents find the COVID-19 response inconvenient or financially difficult, for the victims of domestic violence, the shut down may be as deadly as the disease i… Read More
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Categories: Domestic Violence

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