Child Support

TREVOR MICHAEL DENTZ v. SUMITHRA RAGHU DENTZ

Child support — Calculation — Income figures In 2018, Trevor Dentz (“Father”) and Sumithra Raghu Dentz (“Mother”) began the process of ending their marriage after almost a decade together. The couple had their ups and downs, and finally gave birth ...

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LAURA BERTRAM v. SHAWN YUTHSAKDIDECHO

Child support — Contempt hearing — Right to counsel The Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County found Laura Bertram, the appellant, in contempt for failure to comply with a subpoena for her deposition and the production of records. The court ...

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ARTHUR SHEFLYAND v. DIANA SHEFLYAND

Child support — Calculation — Income Arthur Sheflyand (“Appellant”) and Diana Sheflyand (“Appellee”) were married on June 11, 2015 in Baltimore County, Maryland and their daughter was born in September 2015. The parties separated on October 26, 2017. The parties ...

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SALLMON SOLTANI v. SOFIA SOLTANI

Child support — Pendente lite support — Date of commencement On December 26, 2018, Sallmon Soltani (“Appellant”) filed a Complaint for Limited Divorce against Sofia Soltani (“Appellee”) in the Circuit Court for Montgomery County. The complaint requested, inter alia, joint ...

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MAISHA JONES v. ALONZO JONES, JR

Child support — Calculation — Retroactive support and arrears Maisha Jones (“Mother”), appellant, and Alonzo Jones, Jr. (“Father”), appellee, were married in May 2011, and they are the parents of three minor children. The parties separated in 2017. On March ...

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AMANDA CAPOEN v. BRENDON CAPOEN

Child support — Modification — Material change in circumstances Appellant Amanda Capoen (“Mother”) and Appellee Brendan Capoen (“Father”) were divorced pursuant to a Judgment of Absolute Divorce (the “Judgment”) entered in the Circuit Court for Charles County. The Judgment granted ...

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IVO MELCAK v. LAURA LONA ACTIS

Child support — Calculation — Daycare expenses This appeal stems from orders entered by the Circuit Court for Howard County denying exceptions to a magistrate’s recommendations and increasing the child support obligation of Ivo Melcak, appellant, towards the care of ...

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STACY GODFREY v. JOEL GODFREY

Child support — Calculation — Voluntary impoverishment After a three-day bench trial, the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County granted Stacey and Joel Godfrey, respectively appellant and appellee, (hereafter, “Mother” and “Father”), an absolute divorce. Prior to trial, the parties ...

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JESSICA LEA BAFFORD v. KELLY LEE BAFFORD

Child support — Calculation — Private school education On February 4, 2020, Jessica Bafford (“Mother”), appellant, and Kelly Bafford (“Father”), appellee, were granted a Judgment of Absolute Divorce in the Circuit Court for Baltimore County. The court awarded Father sole ...

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