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This was a divorce and custody case. We did an Emergency Motion during a holiday weekend to get him custody of his child and back into his home after a ridiculous TPO against him. We got him divorced and joint custody - exactly what he wanted.

"I went to Marilyn York for a consultation as I needed advice because my wife was abusing alcohol and driving with our 2 year old son in the car. Marilyn advised me to get a restraining order and take my son from her as he could possibly be hurt or killed in the vehicle.

I told my wife the next day that I had seen an attorney and if she didn't stop abusing alcohol, I was filing for divorce and custody of our son. About 4 days later, instead of seeking help for her alcohol abuse, she filed a TPO against me. The police showed up at my house, my daughter answered the door, they asked her if her dad was home, she said I was at work. After they left, my daughter called me and told me the police had come to the house and were asking for me. I immediately called Marilyn and asked her if my wife had filed a Restraining Order on me. Marilyn checked while I was on the phone with her and found out my wife had filed a TPO. My wife had taken our son and had me and my 11 year old daughter thrown out of the house. Marilyn told me not to worry, she would get my son and my home back to me and my daughter. At this point in time, I had not paid her anything.

We went to court 2 weeks after the TPO was filed. Marilyn was well prepared to fight and win! After Judge Peck heard both sides, she dissolved the TPO, gave me joint custody of our son and gave my wife 24 hours to take all of her possessions and leave the home permanently.

Since then, we settled out of court and everything was in my favor. The divorce was finalized. I feel that without the professional help of my attorney, Marilyn York, and her staff, I might have lost everything. If you ever need a Divorce Attorney, and want to have a great chance of winning, I wholeheartedly recommend Marilyn York."

-Matt Thurman, Sparks