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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 speaking up for women's equality

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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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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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

Community Law Night: Protections for Domestic Violence during COVID-19

Join us for Community Law Night: Protections for Domestic Violence Victims During COVID-19 on April 28th, May 12th and July 21st at 6pm. Sign up today to speak with an experienced Domestic Violence attorney for FREE 20 minute legal information and/or… Read More
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New Addition To Shelter In Place Order To Protect Domestic Violence Victims

As of March 31, 6 Bay Area counties have extended the previous shelter-in-place orders to remain in effect through May 3, 2020. Two important items were added which pertain to victims of domestic violence: (1) “Travel to avoid domestic violence or… Read More
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Categories: Domestic Violence
Litigating Child Custody…

Litigating Child Custody Cases in Divorces with Domestic Violence

When a spouse or domestic partner is violent, one of your first thoughts may be for the safety of your children. Knowing how to safely separate yourself and your kids from an abusive spouse without putting them at risk can be hard, and it can sometim… Read More
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