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ADZ Law, LLP Celebrates Its Second Anniversary

ADZ Law, LLP is proud to celebrate its second year in business. In this relatively short time we have grown from a firm of four to ten and have realized many successes for our clients. We look forward to many more years! Read More
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ADZ Law, LLP Attorney Named to the 2017 California Super Lawyers List

We are proud to announce the selection of one of our partners, Lauren Zorfas, to the 2017 California Super Lawyers list. This is an exclusive list, recognizing no more than five percent of attorneys in California. Super Lawyers is a research-driven,… Read More
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ADZ Law, LLP Partner, Jessica Dayton, Presents At National Crime Victim Bar Association Training

Jessica Dayton was honored to participate on a panel addressing civil remedies for victims of crime.  The program entitled, Civil Justice for Victims of Crime in California, explored how victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, stalking, child… Read More
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ADZ Law, LLP Supports New Legislation Protecting Immigrant Victims of Domestic Violence

Victims of domestic violence face daunting challenges to leaving their abuser, including personal, religious, and financial obstacles, as well as threats to their physical safety. Immigrant victims face an additional hurdle, as abusers often use immi… Read More
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When Social Media Becomes a Tool for Abuse and Harassment

In the twenty-first century, social media , such as Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, and outlets, play a large role in people’s everyday lives. Social media is used as a tool to build a brand, reputation or image, and can connect people with similar in… Read More
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ADZ Law, LLP Partner, Tülin Açıkalın, Quoted in San Francisco Chronicle at NARAL Fundraiser

Tülin D. Açıkalın represented the firm at the NARAL Pro Choice America Power of Choice Luncheon in San Francisco yesterday.   http://www.sfgate.com/politics/article/The-silver-lining-to-Trump-s-election-for-10973544.php NARAL, formerly the Natio… Read More
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The devastating impact of telling a victim her case is “he said, she said”

Today’s San Francisco Chronicle article, “Rape Allegation Leads to Federal Probe” February 5, 2017, documented one young sexual assault survivor’s struggle to access her rights after being raped. The article details the current Title IX c… Read More
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The Role of Fault and Abuse in Determining Spousal Support

You may have heard that California is a “no fault” divorce state. However, one spouse’s “fault” may be considered in certain circumstances, such as in the determination of spousal support where one spouse has committed abuse. In fact, in de… Read More
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"Dating Relationship" in modern day terms under the DVPA

To obtain a domestic violence restraining order, the person requesting protection must show two things: (1) that the restrained person has abused or threatened to abuse the person requesting protection, and (2) the person requesting protection has a… Read More
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Should I Stay or Should I Go? What is “Date of Separation” and Why Does It Matter?

The date of separation is legal term of art that has significant implications on your financial rights.  The date of separation is used by California courts to determine the community assets and liabilities, the amount and duration of spousal suppor… Read More
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