Custody & Visitation

TREVOR HARRISON v. VALARIE HARRISON

Child custody — Modification — Best interest of child Trevor Harrison (Appellant) and Valarie Harrison (Appellee) were divorced on February 19, 2015. The two had three daughters, Amanda, Kimberly, and Isabella. Isabella is a minor and the daughter at issue ...

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COLLEEN CONAWAY v. SCOTT WILLIAMS

Child support — Failure to pay — Contempt In this matter (initially encompassing a child access dispute), Appellant, Coleen Conaway, is displeased ultimately with the decision of the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County denying her an award against Appellee, ...

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AMANDA MARKS v. DOUGLAS SCHENK

Child custody — Due process — Judge’s failure to recuse Amanda Marks, appellant, challenges an order, issued by Judge Mary M. Kramer, of the Circuit Court for Howard County, which granted sole legal and physical custody of her son, J., ...

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STANLEY C. ABLER v. COURTNEY R. SEMMES

Child custody — Consent order — Motion to set aside On February 12, 2008, the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County entered a judgment of absolute divorce between Stanley Abler (“Father” or appellant) and Courtney Semmes (“Mother” or appellee), which ...

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LINDA BOYD v. CHRISTOPHER W. BROWN

Child custody — Motion to change — Denial of exceptions to magistrate’s recommendation Appellant complains that the Circuit Court abused its discretion and otherwise erred in denying her exceptions to the recommendation of a family law magistrate that her motion ...

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DUANE WENSEL v. LYNNE-MARIE F. ZETTERGREN

Child support — Obligations — Private-school tuition The parties return to this Court for a second time on the matters of child custody and child support obligations. Duane Wensel (“Father”) and Lynne Zettergren (“Mother”) were married on April 4, 1997, ...

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CHARLES BARNES v. KAITLIN SHAULIS

Child custody — Motion to modify — Need for a hearing This case involves a motion to modify custody filed by Charles Barnes (“Father”), appellant. The parties had reached an agreement as to custody of their minor child, but before ...

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MICHAELA ANN GREENE v. PETER LAWRENCE GREENE

Child custody — Modification — Material change in circumstances This case is an appeal from two orders from the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County regarding cross complaints by appellant, Michaela Greene (“Mother”), and appellee, Peter Greene (“Father”), to modify ...

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LORETTA SMITH v. TAVAHN RUCKER

Child custody — Fundamental right of parents — Grandparent’s right This case arises from a dispute over custody of J.S., the minor child of Tavahn Rucker (“Appellee”) and Shakeera Smith (“Mother”). In 2015, while residing in North Carolina with her ...

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JENNIFER H. MURPHY v. RICHARD AVILA JR.

Child support — Modification of magistrate’s order — Failure to identify errors On January 9, 2017, the Circuit Court for Montgomery County entered an order which, inter alia, denied Jennifer Murphy’s (“Mother” or appellant) request to hold Richard Avila Jr. ...

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