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Dependent Adult Abuse

On behalf of Hartley, Maxwell & Castellano - Attorneys at Law posted in Dependent Adult Abuse on Sunday, June 12, 2016. Who is a dependent adult? At law in the State of California, a dependent adult is someone between 18...

June 12, 2016

Imprecise Language is Misleading in Domestic Violence Decision

On behalf of Hartley, Maxwell & Castellano - Attorneys at Law posted in Domestic Violence on Thursday, January 14, 2016. The 2nd Appellate District's opinion in Rodriguez v Menjivar, ordered published on January 7, 2016, implies that emotional harm does...

January 14, 2016

New Developments Under the DVPA – Part 2 of 2

On behalf of Hartley, Maxwell & Castellano - Attorneys at Law posted in Domestic Violence on Wednesday, August 26, 2015. Though the findings in Evilsizor v Sweeney, as discussed last week in New Developments Under the Law (Part 1 of...

August 26, 2015

New Developments Under the DVPA – Part 1 of 2

On behalf of Hartley, Maxwell & Castellano - Attorneys at Law posted in Domestic Violence on Monday, August 17, 2015. In Marriage of Evilsizor v. Sweeney (2015) 237 Cal.App.4th 1416, the 1st Appellate District Court extended the Domestic Violence Protection...

August 17, 2015

Just… Don’t Say This in Court.

On behalf of Hartley, Maxwell & Castellano - Attorneys at Law posted in Courtroom Comments on Tuesday, February 10, 2015. We decided you'd perhaps like to have some more practical advice... and the best way to do that is to...

February 10, 2015

What Is Legally Actionable Domestic Violence? Part 1 of 2

On behalf of Hartley, Maxwell & Castellano - Attorneys at Law posted in Domestic Violence on Saturday, January 31, 2015. By "actionable" I mean a type of domestic violence that will be recognized by the Courts of the State of...

January 31, 2015

What Is Legally Actionable Domestic Violence? Part 2 of 2

On behalf of Hartley, Maxwell & Castellano - Attorneys at Law posted in Domestic Violence on Saturday, January 31, 2015. The Legal Definition of Domestic ViolenceThe legal definition of domestic violence is purportedly found in Family Code Section 6211.  Though...

January 31, 2015