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Posted by a Child Custody client, Flag
Ray was a delight to work with! Told it how it was and was always right! He made the process of getting my daughter a much easier task then it could have been on my own. He is just an over nice, helpful person and I would go back to him any day (but hopefully I won't need to, ha!) Great guy and great lawyer! Thanks Ray!
Posted by Holley, a Family client, Flag
Raymond Churba was very helpful answering all of my questions during our consultation. When the case escalated and further action was required, Raymond was available to represent me in court. I appreciate his timely responses as well as his willingness to help with such a simple case. I would certainly recommend Raymond to others seeking legal advice.
Posted by Melissa, a Child Custody client, Flag
Raymond Churba helped me and my kids in a time where I was ready to give up. He gave me hope and strength to do what I needed to do to get an amazing ending result. Ray believed in me and helped me gain custody of my two beautiful kids. Raymond is a knowledgeable man who is also supportive and caring. I personaly highly recommend Raymond Churba and would use him again in the future if needed.
Posted by Coleman, a Child Custody client, Flag
Ray helped me through undoubtedly the hardest time in my entire life. When reading the following review, keep in mind that he works for a nonprofit organization and did not benefit monetarily from winning this case:
My ex and I had beautiful boy, but the relationship soon turned sour and we eventually parted ways. Co-parenting was fairly amicable for a time, until she decided to marry a felon that could not see his own child due to a restraining order. It was at this point that my ex made a series of bad decisions that concluded in child services removing our boy from her presence for around 2 months. Upon reinstatement of her parenting privileges, she immediately took our boy out of daycare without my permission, filed for custody, and the felon husband refused to allow contact to either my boy or my ex.
After being served with the custody papers, which had been maliciously worded with untruths that did not portray the reality of the situation, my sense of right and wrong was sent for a loop: how could someone use the legal system in such a vile and twisted way? This internal dialogue invoked a period of cognitive dissonance that tore at my moral fiber, causing me to question the point of being tactful and ethical in the face of such circumstance.
Infuriated, I went in search of some sort of legal help and soon found that a traditional lawyer was utterly unaffordable. As a last ditch resort, I contacted legal services in Medford and Ray was assigned to help me. I stopped at the mall before driving home that day and while shopping for shoes, happened to find myself in conversation with the manager who had experienced a similar custody battle. Lo and behold, he had been assigned to Ray and won custody of his two boys (TRUE STORY). I came away from this feeling that my case was not so hopeless.
Ray constantly kept me in the loop and explained the process by which we would proceed. In our first appearance in court, he overturned the lies written into my ex’s request for custody and the judge ordered 50/50 parenting time until the final custody hearing. The whole phenomenon was very unnerving for me, but Ray was clearly very experienced and helped me understand everything from his perspective. A few months later, he was directly responsible for me winning custody due to his professional courtroom demeanor and a presentation of the facts that was grounded in tangible moral values instead of legal technicalities. Even after winning custody, the opposing party consistently dragged their bureaucratic feet and this caused a delay in the process. Ray did not miss a beat and worked to circumvent this stall tactic until the order was signed, showing great tenacity in the face of bureaucracy.
My boy and I are much happier now; our quality of life has increased exponentially thanks in large part to Ray Churba. I hope this review sheds some light on his efficacy as a lawman and overall excellence as a human being in general.
Posted by Nicol, a Divorce client, Flag
Raymond Churba is an outstanding lawyer. I came to Mr. Churba in need of legal counsel for my divorce and child custody issue. Right from the start Mr. Churba quickly cleared up some difficulties regarding my case. He helped with a Status Quo order to protect my child's placement with me during the length of time without a permanant custody order. He argued for supervised visitation to provide a safe environment during the process. Mr. Churba was received well by our presiding Judge and had clearly developed a mutual respect between them. I quickly felt great relief in an extremely overwhelming circumstance thanks to Mr. Churba. He means business and does what it takes to get the job done. In my case he personally delivered subpenas to some of the people that were more than difficult to reach. He kept me well informed every step of the way and sent me copies of anything that was filed with the court promptly. I am so relieved to have this divorce behind me and I am so grateful to Ray for helping me through this process. My child and I are now safe and happy; free to live our lives in peace.
Posted by Lyndsey, a Child Custody client, Flag
Mr. Churba was the first laywer I have ever had dealings with. He originally helped me with my Divorce case. Coming out of a violent relationship trying to keep myself and my daughter safe. Mr Churba help me with my divorce and child custody/support. He was honest, caring and very informative. Always easy to get ahold of if I had a question or concern. He was just an E-mail or phone call away and ALWAYS promtly got back to me. I can't tell you how many times I cryed in his office or on the phone about my concern for my daughter and he was always reassuring. He fights for what is right. I felt he communicated very well with the judge also, as I have seen other lawyers seem to get on Judges nerves. Not Ray, he is right to the point on matters and never argumentitive. I have hired him twice now and will most definatly go back to him if I ever need a lawyer again!
Posted by Jessica, a Divorce client, Flag
I worked with Ray for several years on a incredibly nasty divorce and custody battle. He kept me informed every step of the way and made sure I understood what was going on and the reasoning behind our actions and/or proceedings. He remained patient throughout the entire ordeal, especially when the case became almost too much to bare. I would recommend him 110% to any and all prospectove clients!
Posted by Sonya, a Child Custody client, Flag
Ray was very direct and honest. He worked very hard on the case and didnt waste any time dragging it on. He was a shark when needed and thats what you need with a custody lawyer. At times he had to reprimand me for the sake of the case and I really respected that, because it was in my best interest. He is very forward and somewhat took me a while to get used to but in the end, he did win the case for me. I would recommend his services to anyone who needed a family lawyer. Ray is a standup guy and will do the best job for you.
Posted by Monica, a Child Custody client, Flag
Ray Churba was the first attorney that I have ever dealt with. I was dealing with a custody battle with the father of my children and Mr. Churba did everything he could to help me get custody. And because of him I now have custody of my children. He kept me informed on what was going on and helped me complete the necessary tasks needed. I would use him again if ever needed and highly recommend him to anyone else. Thank you Mr. Churba.
Posted by AngeGibson-Paxton, a Child Custody client, Flag
Not only would I recommend Mr. Churba, but I have refered him to many.
My family was blessed by the grace of God when He brought Ray into our lives. He busted butt, and never gave up. Mr. Churba has always been very respectfull and honest
We thank him for all his hard work!!!
Posted by soldans2010, a Divorce client, Flag
Was very helpful and understanding. He made it so much easier for me and less stress. It did take time to get everything done but he was always there to give me info and help.
Posted by Michele, a Child Custody client, Flag
ray is real and understanding of real life family dynamics and behaviors. He helped me through a long year and a half of figuring out my custody and child support case, and I am deeply grateful for the legal support he gave me. I have full custody now of both of my precious daughters, and we can move on with our lives as we need now...
Posted by Kala, a Child Custody client, Flag
Ray assisted me with a case involving custody and parenting time with my son. I'm very thankful to have had his help throughout the entire process. He was very attentive to my needs and reassured me of what I deserved and persistantly fought until I was happy with the outcome.
Posted by Andrea, a Divorce client, Flag
Ray was a huge help to me during my divorce. I had no idea what to do or how to go about it. He gave me advise , explained the laws and went through everything step by step so I was able to make an informed decision. I am very grateful for his help and patience! I will defiantly recommend him to anyone in need of services.
Posted by Rob, a Family client, Flag
Without a doubt Mr. Churba is a true professional. Coming into my divorce as a father I was very concerned for my children's future. I have heard horror stories about judges giving custody to the mother even though they are unfit. My experience with Mr. Churba was a true blessing. He kept me abreast the entire way through the proceedings. He always had a kind and supportive word for me as I was pretty much a nervous wreck the entire time. My phone calls always were promptly returned as were my e-mails. He was always very honest and upfront about everything. It is my firm belief that it is because of Mr. Churba that my case went exactly how I hoped it would. I can't thank him enough. I would highly recommend him to anyone seeking an attorneys help.
Posted by Jennifer, a Divorce client, Flag
Ray Churba helped untangle what felt like an impossible mess of my divorce process, giving consistent, knowledgeable and realistic advice which enabled me to finally complete what had been a marathon. He responded to questions and kept me informed in timely manner. He was accessible while also maintaining consistent professionalism. Ray was a life-saver!
Posted by a Child Custody client, Flag
Mr. Churba is a wonderful attorney, he listened to the special needs of my case and without any hesitation said he would take the case. It was hard and grueling at times but Ray went above and beyond to make sure this little girl will have a wonderful, safe life. I am very please with Mr. Churba and how he helped my family.
Posted by a Child Custody client, Flag
All I can say, is that you get what you pay for- He makes you believe that he will win your case, Thought we had it in the bag but now I'm sitting at home with no children.
Posted by a Child Support client, Flag
I hired Ray for a divorce and child custody case. He threw me off at first with his directness and quickness. He got right to the point and ignored any petty details that didn't help my case. The meeting we had before the court date was to gather information and he did so diligently. The court session was amazingly organized and to the point. The truth of the situation was revealed diplomatically to the Judge. Ray handled himself extremely professionally with well gathered data from me and the opposing party. He helped me out tremendously. I was awarded what was beneficial for the children involved in the case thanks to the great work of Ray.