Singers-songwriters Paul Simon and
Simon, 72, said that he'd gotten into a rare argument with his wife of nearly 22 years, according to the Associated Press, which said the couple held hands while they were in court.
He and Brickell, 48, each told the judge they did not consider the other a threat. No protective order was imposed, and the two both returned home after the hearing.
"We're fine, we love each other, we're fine, we had an argument, it's over," Simon told reporters on his way out of the courthouse.
Authorities had shown up Saturday evening at their
Before the hearing, the couple's attorney characterized the incident as minor.