Opinions

ALEX E. MARTIN v. LAURA O. MARTIN

Alimony — Pendent lite order — Retroactive alimony Appellant/Cross-Appellee, Alex Martin (“Father”), sued Appellee/CrossAppellant, Laura Martin (“Mother”), for an absolute divorce on October 22, 2014, in the Circuit Court for Montgomery County, after a year of separation. On March 26, ...

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MATTHEW SCHMIDT v. KRISTINA SCHMIDT

Domestic violence — Petition for protection — Judicial notice In a domestic violence case, the Circuit Court for Frederick County entered a final protective order in favor of Kristina Schmidt (“Kristina”), the appellee, and against Matthew Schmidt (“Matthew”), her husband, ...

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GEORGIA L. DOLD v. GEORGE R. DOLD

Marital property — Marital home — Valuation George Dold (“Mr. Dold”) filed, in the Circuit Court for Montgomery County, a Complaint for Judgment of Absolute Divorce against his wife, Georgia Dold (“Mrs. Dold”). Mrs. Dold then filed a Counter-Complaint for ...

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MARSHA DIXON v. TERRANCE EALEY

Child support — Calculation — Guidelines The Circuit Court for Prince George’s County ordered a father to pay child support to the mother. The order did not explicitly state whether the parties would have shared physical custody, nor did it ...

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JASON ROGER STOJKA v. JENNIFER LEWIS STOJKA

Divorce — Marital property — Military retirement pay Jason Roger Stojka (“Appellant”), a Major in the United States Marine Corps, and Jennifer Lewis Stojka (“Appellee”), filed counter-complaints for absolute divorce in the Circuit Court for Harford County. Prior to trial, ...

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MICAH D. CANE v. CARMEN D. CANE

Child support — Arrearage — Calculation On December 31, 2014, Carmen Cane, appellee, filed a Complaint for Absolute Divorce in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City against her then husband, Micah Cane, appellant. On March 22, 2016, Mr. Cane filed ...

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IN RE: ADOPTION/GUARDIANSHIP OF M.C.

CINA — Termination of parental rights — Exceptional circumstances This is the second appeal from an order of the Circuit Court for Baltimore City terminating appellant’s parental rights to child, M.C. In this appeal, appellant challenges the circuit court’s findings ...

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CARON M. HONG v. MICHAEL J. MATSUURA

Child custody — Tie-breaking authority — Change in a parent’s state residence This case is before us on appeal from a child custody order of the Circuit Court for Howard County. Caron M. Hong (“Mother”), appellant, raises two narrow issues ...

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IN RE: Y.D.

CINA — Required findings of facts — Removal of child from home Appellant, Mr. D. appeals from the order of Circuit Court for Prince George’s County finding his daughter, Y.D., appellee, a child in need of assistance (“CINA”) and committing ...

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SANG HO NA v. MALINDA GILLESPIE

Child custody — Mediated settlement agreement — Motion to enforce This appeal concerns the circuit court’s denial of Sang Ho Na’s Motion to Enforce Mediated Settlement Agreement following the parties’ voluntary, private mediation to determine custody of their daughter. Na ...

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