Custody & Visitation

ANTHONY PHILLIPS v. CHRISTINA FITZGERALD

Child custody — Tie-breaking authority — Child’s education The parties, Anthony Phillips (Father) and Christina Fitzgerald (Mother), have a daughter, M.P., born 25 January 2012. Phillips lives in Germantown, Maryland. Fitzgerald lives in Poolesville, Maryland. M.P. attends preschool at Fox ...

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ERIC F. HOLT v. NASHWA HOLT

Child custody — Modification — Material change in circumstances This is a child custody appeal filed by Eric Holt (“Father”), appellant, from an order of the Circuit Court for Montgomery County granting a motion made by Nashwa Holt (“Mother”), appellee, ...

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ROD SCHWARTZ v. FREEDA ISAAC

Child custody – Visitation – Modification On June 30, 2015, the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County issued an order continuing sole legal and physical custody of J., a minor, with his mother, Freeda Isaac, appellee (“the mother”), and modifying ...

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KAYLA B. REX v. MATTHEW L. REX

Child custody — Change in custody schedule — Need for court to cite guiding rules or principles The parties to this case, Kayla B. Rex, appellant (“Mother”), and Matthew L. Rex, appellee (“Father”), are the parents of a minor child, ...

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ROBERTO L. MOLINA v. KELLY J. MOLINA

Child custody — Limited custody — Decisions regarding reunification and related therapy This case is before us on appeal from an order of the Circuit Court of Anne Arundel County entering a judgment of absolute divorce. Roberto L. Molina (“Father”) ...

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SAFA M. RIFKA v. MARGARET A. DILLENBURG

Child custody — Modification — Best interest of child This is an appeal by Safa Rifka (“Father”), appellant, of the denial, by the Circuit Court for Montgomery County, of a petition to modify custody of his twin teenage sons. Father ...

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ARCHER SIERRA v. DANNY SHANE HAMBLIN

Child custody — Appeal from order — Timeliness of notice of appeal On Monday October 19, 2015, Archer Sierra, appellant, filed a notice of appeal from a September 17, 2015, child custody order issued by the Circuit Court for Howard ...

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DANA WILKINS v. ARMSTEAD WILKINS, SR.

Child custody — Appellate review — Relitigation of case Armstead Wilkins filed a motion for modification of custody in the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County concerning the care and custody of his two minor children. The children’s mother, Dana ...

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EVANS IHENACHOR v. PAIGE MARTIN

Child custody — Limited visitation — Intensity of child’s travel Following a trial in the Circuit Court for Queen Anne’s County to determine custody and child support, the court granted primary physical custody of the minor child, O., to appellee, ...

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IN RE: J.B.

Child custody — Award to paternal grandparents — “Extraordinary causes” On February 3, 2016, following a hearing, the Circuit Court for Washington County, sitting as a juvenile court, entered an order awarding custody and guardianship of minor child J.B. to ...

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