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YEEZUS STALKS- KNOW ABUSE…

YEEZUS STALKS- KNOW ABUSE WHEN YOU SEE IT

When I got up this morning and scrolled through my social media feed, I saw multiple headlines about the Kanye West (now “Ye”) and Kim Kardashian breakup. I normally would scroll past Hollywood clickbait articles but these headlines set off alarm… Read More
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Trevor Bauer Case Spotlights Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault of Victims of the Wealthy

This summer a California court temporarily entered a restraining order against Major League Baseball’s Trevor Bauer, a pitcher for the Dodgers. The allegations of domestic violence and sexual assault against a sports celebrity, and the way the loca… 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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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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Categories: Domestic Violence
Super Lawyers 2021- Tulin Acikalin and Paula Vielman-Reeves

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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Tulin and Jessica 2021 Elinor Falvey Award

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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Categories: Domestic Violence
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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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Categories: Domestic Violence
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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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