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ADZ LAW, LLP AND DUMAS & VAUGHN TEAM UP ON Lawsuit Filed Against San Mateo SCHOOL DISTRICT, CITY OF SAN MATEO, AND THEATER COMPANY FOR CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE BY CONVICTED SEX OFFENDER ROY L. CASSTEVENS

A former student of San Mateo High School filed a lawsuit alleging claims for child sexual abuse by his former teacher and theater director, Roy L. Casstevens. Felix Montano sued the San Mateo Union High School District, the City of San Mateo, and Br… Read More
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Jessica Dayton featured in BRAIV Series, Survivor Advocacy: Alternative Paths to Justice

Berkeley Resistance Against Inter-Partner Violence (BRAIV) Series for Domestic Violence Awareness Month will be presenting on October 28th via Zoom, Survivor Advocacy: Alternative Paths to Justice. Partner at ADZ Law LLP, Jessica Dayton, will be feat… Read More
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Massage Envy: Sexual Assault by a Massage Therapist

A massage is supposed to be a relaxing and therapeutic experience. But across the country, and here in San Mateo, California, massage therapists employed by the franchise Massage Envy have been accused of taking advantage of their clients, committing… Read More
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Justice on Hold for Jeffrey Epstein Victims in Ghislaine Maxwell Trials

More than a year after Jeffery Epstein’s death, his victims are still waiting for a resolution. Criminal charges and a civil lawsuit are pending against Ghislaine Maxwell for her part in recruiting and grooming Jeffrey Epstein’s victims. But now… Read More
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ADZ LAW, LLP CELEBRATES I…

ADZ LAW, LLP CELEBRATES ITS FIFTH ANNIVERSARY

ADZ Law, LLP celebrates five years of achieving justice for our clients! We are proud our attorneys include Certified Legal Specialists, SuperLawyers, and leaders in the field. We look forward to many more years of success. 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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Beyond the Restraining Or…

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 E…

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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Zoom-Bombing and Online S…

Zoom-Bombing and Online Sexual Misconduct: What are Your Options?

Universities, schools, businesses, and nearly everything else have taken to online video conferencing in the wake of COVID-19 Stay-at-Home orders. However, quick changes and unexpected growth on the popular video conferencing app Zoom have opened up… Read More
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