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"The Intersection of Family Law and Torts in Domestic Abuse Cases" by Jessica Dayton

The Journal of the California Association of Certified Family Law Specialists featured an article written by ADZ partner, Jessica Dayton, on the front page of their current publication. In the article, “The Intersection of Family Law and Torts… Read More
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The Impact of Sexual Abuse on Parenting

Survivors of sexual abuse and assault experience life-long consequences due to the trauma they endured. Many want to go on to build families of their own. However, the impact of childhood sexual abuse on parenting and the children of sexual abuse sur… Read More
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Announcing TÜLIN D. AÇI…

Announcing TÜLIN D. AÇIKALIN and Paula Vielman-Reeves as 2021 Super Lawyers!

ADZ Law is proud to announce that partner Tülin D. Açikalin has been selected for the second consecutive year as a Super Lawyer and Paula Vielman-Reeves has been selected as a 2021 Rising Star Super Lawyer. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outs… Read More
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ADZ Law receives the 2021…

ADZ Law receives the 2021 Elinor Falvey Award given by the Women Lawyers Section of the San Mateo County Bar Association

ADZ Law is proud to announce that we are the recipient of the 2021 Elinor Falvey Award given by the Women Lawyers Section of the San Mateo County Bar Association. This honor recognizes a person or organization that excels in maintaining a commitment… Read More
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The Connection Between Mass Shootings and Domestic Violence Victims

Is there a connection between a spouse who beats their partner at home and a person who shoots up a grocery store or a massage parlor? There is growing evidence of a connection between mass shootings and domestic violence victims. When the threats to… Read More
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No-Fault Divorce in California: Does Fault Play a Role in Domestic Violence Cases?

You may have heard that California has “no-fault divorce.” As a survivor of domestic violence, you may wonder if your spouse’s conduct will play any role in the court’s award of spousal support, child custody, or division of property. The goo… Read More
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How COVID-19 Has Affected Child Abuse

As winter sets in and COVID-19 continues to spread, shut-downs and stay at home orders drag on. The added stress, isolation, and remote learning that comes with trying to keep everyone safe from the disease could be creating a different danger: incre… Read More
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Jessica Dayton featured i…

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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New CA Law Codifies what…

New CA Law Codifies what Victims and Experts Know: Coercive Control is Domestic Violence

On September 29, 2020, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed a bill clarifying that conduct used to establish “coercive control” constitutes abuse under CA’s Domestic Violence Prevention Act. This is a welcome recognition of a long-establishe… 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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