Author Archives: Daily Record Staff

TORI SHAWY v. GHAZI MOHAMED CHAOUI (access required)

Divorce — Alimony — Tax reimbursement This case presents a single issue: whether the circuit court erred in its calculation of the amount Ghazi Mohamed Chaoui owed to Tori Shawy as reimbursement for taxes Ms. Shawy paid on alimony she ...

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MARTIN KATZ v. COLLEEN THERESE KILDALE (access required)

Alimony — Retroactive alimony — Pendente lite order Following a three-day trial in July 2019, the Circuit Court for Montgomery County granted appellant Martin Katz and appellee Colleen Kildale a judgment of absolute divorce. Mr. Katz timely appealed and presents ...

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ROY SHAFFIN v. SHOSHANNA SCHECHTER (access required)

Child custody — Motion to modify — Change of circumstances Roy Shaffin (“Father”), appellant, and Shoshanna Schechter (“Mother”), appellee, are the divorced parents of three minor children. In the Circuit Court for Montgomery County, Father filed a complaint to modify ...

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IN RE: J.I. (access required)

CINA — Neglect — Homelessness The Baltimore County Department of Social Services (“Department”) filed a petition to have J.I., the minor child of C.I. (“Mother”) and G.F. (“Father”), declared a child in need of assistance (“CINA”) in the Circuit Court ...

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EBRIMA NYING v. HUJAYJA NYING (access required)

Divorce — Alimony — Rehabilitative alimony This appeal arises out of a memorandum opinion and order of the Circuit Court for Montgomery County granting an absolute divorce between Ebrima Nying (“Husband”) and Hujayja Nying (“Wife”). In the same memorandum opinion ...

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STARSHA SEWELL v. JOHN HOWARD (access required)

Child custody — Circuit court jurisdiction — Law of the case Starsha Sewell, appellant, and John Howard, appellee, are the parents of two minor children. On July 29, 2014, the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County entered an order granting ...

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GAMAL HELAL v. HEBA HELAL (access required)

Divorce — Prenuptial agreement — Validity This comes to us from two interlocutory orders in an ongoing divorce case. In one of the orders, the court invalidated the prenuptial agreement between the parties at the request of the wife. In ...

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GREGORY MARTIN JIMENEZ v. MICHELLE LEE LONG-JIMENEZ (access required)

Divorce — Alimony — Calculation On August 30, 2019, the Circuit Court of Washington County entered a Judgment of Absolute Divorce between Gregory Martin Jimenez (“Appellant”) and Michelle Lee Long-Jimenez (“Appellee”). Under the Circuit Court’s decree, Appellant must make rehabilitative ...

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