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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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Partner Jessica Dayton Certified as Family Law Specialist

ADZ Law, LLP founding partner, Jessica Dayton, was recently certified by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization as a family law specialist. She, and all of the attorneys at ADZ Law, continue to provide exceptional representation t… Read More
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ADZ Law, LLP takes on massage sex assaults

https://www.smdailyjournal.com/news/local/another-suit-for-massage-sex-assaults/article_9c01d9de-c78e-11e8-9fca-b7a46032cdbe.html Read More
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Protections for Immigrant Survivors of Domestic Violence in Dire Jeopardy

Domestic violence is a global crisis. It is estimated that about 35% of women worldwide have experienced either physical or sexual violence at some point in their lives. Some studies find up to 70% of women have experienced physical and/or sexual vio… Read More
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ADZ Law, LLP Case In The News

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-05-15/uber-may-have-to-face-high-schooler-s-lawsuit-over-lewd-driver Read More
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Federal Child Image Exploitation Law Enhanced- Congress Amends Masha’s Law

Federal law gives victims of “child pornography” the right to sue anyone who produces, distributes, or possesses their child sex abuse images. [Cite: 18 U.S.C. § 2255] Known as “Masha’s Law,” a 2005 federal law is named for Masha Allen, a… Read More
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The Repercussions of Criminal Pleas on the Rights of Victims in Civil Court

As a firm that focuses on victims’ rights, we often see the impact of a criminal plea on a victim’s rights in family court and civil litigation. While the two systems function as separate silos, each with unique rules, procedures, protections… Read More
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