Adoption & Guardianship

IN RE: ADOPTION/GUARDIANSHIP OF I.M.

Termination of parental rights — Due process — Fair and impartial trial The Circuit Court for Baltimore City, sitting as a juvenile court, granted the petition filed by appellee, Baltimore City Department of Social Services (“the Department”), to terminate the ...

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IN RE: ADOPTION/ GUARDIANSHIP OF T.C., C.J. AND C.J.

Guardianship — Termination of parental rights — Exceptional circumstances Petitions for Guardianship with the Right to Consent to Adoption or Long-Term Care Short of Adoption and termination of parental rights (“TPR”) proceedings, seeking to terminate appellants’ parental rights of their ...

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In Re: Adoption/Guardianship of C.M. and L.M.

Guardianship trial — Termination of father’s parental rights — Ineffective assistance of counsel Patrick M. (“Father”) and Gina H. (“Mother”) are the parents of two minor children, L.M. and C.M. After a tumultuous relationship characterized by frequent drug abuse and ...

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IN RE: K.A.

CINA — Due process — Exclusion of father from child interview This appeal arises from a decision of the Circuit Court for Cecil County, sitting as a juvenile court, to change the permanency plan for K.A., from a plan of ...

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IN RE: ADOPTION/GUARDIANSHIP OF D.P. AND M.J

CINA — Termination of parental rights — Exclusion of evidence offered in violation of scheduling order Appellant, Janelle P. (“Mother”), challenges the judgment of the Circuit Court for Baltimore City terminating her parental rights with respect to her daughter, Malon ...

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IN RE: ADOPTION/GUARDIANSHIP OF C.D.

CINA — Termination of parental rights — Grant of guardianship to social services This case arises from an order of the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County, sitting as a juvenile court, terminating the parental rights of H.C. (“Ms. C.”), ...

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IN RE: ADOPTION/GUARDIANSHIP OF K.D. & A.B.

CINA — Termination of parental rights — Best interest of children Following a three-day hearing in the Circuit Court for Baltimore County, sitting as a juvenile court, Judge Vicki Ballou-Watts on January 14, 2016, granted the petition of the Baltimore ...

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IN RE: ADOPTION/GUARDIANSHIP OF S.J.

CINA — Termination of parental rights — Failure to maintain a relationship Appellant J.J., the father of appellee minor child S.J., appeals from a judgment of the Circuit Court for Harford County, sitting as a juvenile court, granting the petition ...

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