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Posted by a Family client, Flag
I had a complex case and hired her. She totally over charged me. I became broke after the case but I did not get the service I paid for. She did not work on my case after she took my money. She sent me to an attorney recently graduated from law school who didn't know what he was doing and was not prepared for court. I felt cheated. I lost my money and my case. I will not refer anyone to her.
Posted by Eli, a Child Custody client, Flag
In December of 2012, I found myself having to fight for the custody of my two children. They lived in San Jose, CA and I realized I would need an attorney in that area. I looked around for the right lawyer and decided on Marilyn Moreno and her staff to handle my case. From the start they were very competent, knowledgeable and professional. My case quickly became complicated when some disturbing allegations surfaced having to do with my children's mother. Marilyn Moreno and her staff acted swiftly and knew exactly how to handle it. I really felt that they gave my case the priority it needed and they made a very happy customer out of me. I now have custody of my two beautiful children and I thank the Moreno Family Law Firm for all they did. I am glad that I had them standing with me and giving me the right advice. They were more than instrumental in this nightmarish journey and I believe they were truly God sent. If you are looking for a good, competent and effective lawyer, I highly recommend the Moreno Family Law Firm.
Posted by Casey, a Divorce client, Flag
Marilyn and team was extremely professional and efficient in their representation of me during my divorce. They provided very helpful advice as I was navigating the legal ramifications of divorce and assisted with all of the paperwork and filings. I would recommend them to anyone for similar services.
Posted by David, a Child Custody client, Flag
I had sole physical custody of my son and my ex-wife filed to take him away from me. I was a nervous wreck! Marilyn not only put my fears at ease, but she was there for me every step of the way. Extremely responsive to my emails (Sometimes within minutes!), kind, caring, and her staff is amazing!
I was scared to head into court because my previous attorney was soft and i needed someone to fight for me. The minute we got in front of the judge, Marilyn put on her boxing gloves and fought hard! She just walked all over my ex's lawyer making him look like he has never practiced before! I was utterly amazed with her fervor and tenacity.
In the end, we shut down my ex wife, I did not have to pay my ex's lawyers fees, and I got everything I wanted from this hearing.
I would, without hesitation, refer anyone to Marilyn. If you want a "Tough-as-nails" lawyer, someone who will fight hard for you, and someone who really makes you feel like you are being cared for, Marilyn is hands down the lawyer you need. With lawyers you really do get what you pay for, and Marilyn is worth EVERY penny!
Posted by Darlene, a Divorce client, Flag
Marilyn’s staff is great! I want to thank each and every one of you for all your hard work over the past several years. You guys always made me feel like you truly cared about me as a person not just as a case.
Josephine was always so sweet and patient no matter how many times I called in a day. Carrie was there in the beginning, she was very kind and was truly a huge help. Tiffany is amazing with figures, her professionalism and expertise were invaluable. Lily is one sharp, hard working young lady and will go far. Keep reminding her she will move up faster with her degree in hand! :) And a big thank you to the all the others who did things for me and my case behind the scenes.
Marilyn, you did an excellent job for me and my case. Now I will be able to move forward with my life, less the hassles and lies from my ex! I promise I will not second guess my decision to settle. I believe it was supposed to happen this way. Buena suerte on your next case.
Posted by a Divorce client, Flag
I had an extremely difficult divorce. After our second child was born, my wife gradually became totally focused on our children. But not in what I felt was an appropriate manner. She would buy them totally extravagant things that we couldn't afford even though I make good money. She also babied them so much, and thought I was intruding when I tried to do anything with them.
I'm trying to deal with this by talking and being reasonable, but I felt she was totally unreasonable and sometimes the discussions could et a little heated. One day the police show up and I'm arrested and then she serves me with divorce papers. This was really a set up, I think.
I hired Ms. Moreno. Another lawyer at her firm got the criminal charges dismissed. If that hadn't happened she told me I really would have been in bad shape. The hard part about my case has been the custody part. My ex didn't want to give me any time with the kids at all. And at first, because of the criminal charges, I really didn't have any. But more than a year later I now have 50/50, and I don't know that I will ever get better than that but I don't think it will ever be less either. Ms. Moreno had to fight tooth and nail just to get that.
I'm very happy I hired her. She is tough, knows the law and was very prepared.