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ADZ Law Case Makes Legal Precedent: A Visitor Who Perpetrates Domestic Violence In California May Be Civilly Tried In California

In a victory for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault who were harmed while visiting California, an ADZ Law client won her appeal in a case certified for publication. The case, Doe v. Damron (2021) ­­­__Cal.Rptr.3d__, 2021 WL 4891856,… Read More
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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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Protecting California Human Trafficking Victims

For victims of human trafficking, getting help can be a matter of life and death. They need the help from an attorney who knows how to protect California human trafficking victims and get them access to the resources that can help them escape the fea… 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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ADZ LAW, LLP AND DUMAS &a…

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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Victim Restitution in Criminal Cases

If you have been the victim of a crime, you are entitled to be compensated for your loss through restitution in the criminal case against the person who wronged you. However, getting and enforcing victim restitution orders that will cover all your co… 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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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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