Author Archives: Unreported Opinions

ALEXANDER WOLF v. JENNIFER WOLF (access required)

Child custody — Motion by best interest attorney — Participation in Boy Scouts This appeal arises from an emergency hearing in the Circuit Court for Baltimore County in a contested divorce case. The Motion for Emergency Hearing was filed by ...

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In re: H. J. (access required)

CINA — Change in permanency plan — Reunification with mother to adoption by non-relative This is a Child in Need of Assistance (CINA) case involving an eight-year-old child (H.J.). The appeal is by the child’s mother (Mother) from an Order ...

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CASEY R. GAINES v. KINDRA N. GAINES (access required)

Divorce — Marital settlement agreement — Validity of addendum Casey Gaines (“Husband”) and Kindra Gaines (“Wife”) were married in 2008 and separated in 2018. The parties attached a Marital Settlement Agreement (“MSA”) to their complaint for divorce filed in February ...

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M.Y. v. L.G. (access required)

Child custody — Visitation — Best interests of child This case involves a custody dispute originating in the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County. M.Y. (“Mother”) filed a complaint for limited divorce against L.G. (“Father”) on April 30, 2013. Read ...

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SHANE SEAY v. MARY C. MINPLEY (access required)

Child support — Right to due process — Restraint on personal liberty In 2012, the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County entered an order requiring Shane Seay, appellant, to make monthly child support payments. In 2020, Mr. Seay filed a ...

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XOCHTIL GAMEZ v. DAVID LOPEZ (access required)

Final protective order — Sufficiency of evidence — Police officer testimony On March 5, 2021, the Circuit Court for Montgomery County held a Protective Order Hearing between the petitioner, Xochitl Gamez (“Mother”), and the respondent, David Lopez (“Father”). Read the ...

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IN RE: N. R.-P. (access required)

CINA — Hearsay — Content of public records The Circuit Court for Montgomery County, sitting as a juvenile court, granted the first amended petition of the Montgomery Department of Health and Human Services (“the Department”) and ordered that N. R.-P. ...

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CHOO WASHBURN v. ROBERT MCCARTHY (access required)

Adult guardianship — Fiduciary report — Abuse of discretion in approval In July of 2018, the Circuit Court for Montgomery County judged Choo Washburn, appellant, “unable to manage her property and affairs effectively” and appointed Robert M. McCarthy, Esq., appellee, ...

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