Harvey Weinstein Settles…

Harvey Weinstein Settles Sex Abuse Survivors’ Claims

The fallen media mogul, Harvey Weinstein, and his bankrupt film company have nearly settled dozens of lawsuits of sex abuse survivors for $25 million. Find out what this will mean for the the survivors and how the settlement will or won’t affect We… Read More
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Can Your Facebook Post be Used Against you in Court?

Social media is a part of everyday life for many California residents. They keep connected with family on Facebook, build business contacts through LinkedIn, and even generate income through blogs. However, within the context of a court case, anythin… Read More
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When Mediation Works, and When to Avoid It

Mediation can be a tool to resolving your civil or family law dispute quickly and inexpensively. You might decide to work with a mediator to resolve your dispute without court involvement, or a judge might have ordered you to attend after the case is… Read More
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Categories: Family Law
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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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Categories: Civil Lawsuits

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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