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Transgender in California? State Makes it Easier to Change Your Name and Gender Marker

Having your legal name and gender marker match your gender identity on your birth certificate and driver’s license is a crucial part of transitioning. The good news is that California law makes it easy to correct these documents. Find out what to d… Read More
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What You Need To Know About Strangulation

What leaves no visible injuries 50% of the time, but can cause permanent brain injury in seconds and death in minutes (sometimes one minute)? Strangulation (“choking.”) This Domestic Violence Awareness Month, ADZ Law attorneys Jessica Dayton and… Read More
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Domestic Violence Victims Can Find Justice in Civil Court

There are many reasons why domestic violence victims may not feel that the criminal courts give them the justice they need to move on from what has happened to them. When criminal convictions are elusive or the injuries suffered are not financial, po… Read More
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Categories: Domestic Violence

Challenging Restraining Order Decisions Based on Bias: ADZ LAW, LLP Signs Another Essential Amicus Brief Filed by FVAP

At ADZ, we note every day how cases involving domestic violence not only raise complex legal issues but are also emotionally complex. Moreover, the legal system does not always proceed at the speed of a victim’s healing, and at times can even imped… Read More
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ADZ Law, LLP Attorneys Selected to Super Lawyers!

Congratulations to ADZ Law, LLP Founding Partner, Lauren Zorfas who was selected to Super Lawyers for the third consecutive year (2016-2019) and to Senior Associate, Laura Alvarez, who was selected as a Super Lawyers Rising Star in 2019. Read More
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Statute of limitations for filing a civil action for sexual assault extended to 10 years

Effective January 1, 2019, a new statute provides that plaintiffs suing perpetrators of sexual assault in civil court have 10 years from the date of the assault to file a civil suit. (Code of Civ. Proc. § 340.16.) Alternatively, plaintiffs have up t… Read More
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ADZ Law, LLP Proud to Sponsor CORA's SpeakUp Event

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Partner Jessica Dayton Certified as Family Law Specialist

ADZ Law, LLP founding partner, Jessica Dayton, was recently certified by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization as a family law specialist. She, and all of the attorneys at ADZ Law, continue to provide exceptional representation t… Read More
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ADZ Law, LLP takes on massage sex assaults

https://www.smdailyjournal.com/news/local/another-suit-for-massage-sex-assaults/article_9c01d9de-c78e-11e8-9fca-b7a46032cdbe.html Read More
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Protections for Immigrant Survivors of Domestic Violence in Dire Jeopardy

Domestic violence is a global crisis. It is estimated that about 35% of women worldwide have experienced either physical or sexual violence at some point in their lives. Some studies find up to 70% of women have experienced physical and/or sexual vio… Read More
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