Juvenile law — CINA — Determining factors

On September 24, 2014, following a hearing in the Circuit Court for Montgomery County, Julieana G.D. (“Julieana”), the child of Diana G. (“Mother”) and Dion D. (“Father”) was found to be a child in need of assistance (“CINA”). The court placed Julieana in the care and custody of Mother under an Order of Protective Supervision (“OPS”), which included certain specific conditions to be supervised by the court and the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services (“the Department”). Mother filed a timely appeal of the court’s CINA finding and presents a single question for review: “Did the trial court err in determining that Julieana was a CINA?”

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