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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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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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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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