Adoption & Guardianship

IN THE MATTER OF: W. E-R.

Guardianship — Petition for guardianship — Circuit-court jurisdiction Appellant, Heiman Gudiel Pacheco-Gutierrez (“Brother”), appeals from the ruling of the Circuit Court for Frederick County denying his (1) Petition for Guardianship of his sister, W. E-R.; and (2) Motion for the ...

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CRAIG SCHLEUNES v. ELSIE SCHLEUNES

Guardianship — Destitute adult child — Medical expenses This is an appeal from a judgment of the Circuit Court for Baltimore County, the Honorable Sherrie R. Bailey presiding, declaring that Elsie Schleunes is a destitute adult child and ordering her ...

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IN THE MATTER OF SANTOS NOHE LOPEZ PEREZ

Guardianship — Special Immigrant Juvenile status — Notice of appeal deadline Martin Lopez Lopez, the appellant, filed an unopposed petition (the “Petition”) for guardianship of his nephew, Santos Nohe Lopez Perez, and requested that the circuit court enter factual findings ...

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IN RE B.M.

Guardianship — Special immigrant juvenile status — Timeliness of motion to amend In the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County, CL, the uncle of BM, filed a petition for guardianship of the person of BM and for approval of factual ...

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IN RE: W.G., III

Adoption/Guardianship — Change in permanency plan — Reunification to custody by relatives On January 19, 2018, the Circuit Court for Allegany County, sitting as a juvenile court, entered an order granting a petition filed by the Allegany County Department of ...

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IN RE: ADOPTION/GUARDIANSHIP OF C.E.

CINA — Non-termination of parental rights — Third-party custody We consider here whether allowing a child to remain indefinitely in the custody of a third party, without terminating the parental rights of both parents, constitutes a proper exercise of judicial ...

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IN RE: ADOPTION/GUARDIANSHIP OF C.E.

CINA — Rights of child — Timely permanency plan C.E. (“C.E.” or “the child”) is a male child, born in May 2014, to Mother and Father. All of Mother’s six other children have entered the foster care system through removal ...

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IN RE: ADOPTION/GUARDIANSHIP OF H.W.

Termination of parental rights — Exceptional circumstances — Consideration of non-statutory factors Proceedings to terminate parental rights necessitate maintaining a delicate balance between a parent’s constitutional right to raise their children, the State’s interest in protecting children, and the child’s ...

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IN RE: ADOPTION/GUARDIANSHIP OF Mi.F.

CINA — Termination of parental rights — Unfitness and exceptional circumstances This appeal arises from an order by the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County, sitting as a juvenile court, which terminated the parental rights of appellant, M.K. (“Mother”), and ...

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