CINA

IN RE: A.C. (access required)

CINA — Neglect — Remand for mental disorder determination In this appeal we are asked to review the juvenile court for Calvert County’s determination that sixteen-year-old A.C. is a child in need of assistance (CINA). Read the opinion

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IN RE: J.W. & J.B. (access required)

CINA — Disposition proceeding — Request for delay This consolidated case arises from a child custody adjudication/disposition order of the Circuit Court for Baltimore County, sitting as a juvenile court (“circuit court”). Read the opinion

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IN RE: J.J. (access required)

CINA — Termination of parental rights — Reasonable reunification efforts This case comes as an appeal from a guardianship case concerning J.J., the minor biological daughter of A.D. (“Mother”) and R.J. (“Father”) (collectively, “Appellants”). Read the opinion

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IN RE: D.S. (access required)

CINA — Neglect — Sufficiency of evidence In June 2021, the Baltimore City Department of Social Services filed a petition in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City, alleging that infant D.S. was a child in need of assistance (“CINA”) due ...

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IN RE: D.S. (access required)

CINA — Termination of parental rights — Sufficiency of evidence This appeal arises from a decision by the Circuit Court for Baltimore County, sitting as a juvenile court, terminating the parental rights of Ms. S. to her son, D.S., and ...

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In Re: A.R. (access required)

CINA — Neglect — Mother’s hospitalization On October 6, 2021, the Circuit Court for Montgomery County, sitting as a juvenile court, entered an order finding that four-year-old child, A.R., was a child in need of assistance (“CINA”). The circuit court ...

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IN RE: B.B. (access required)

CINA — Custody and guardianship — Great-grandmother This appeal arises from an order of the Circuit Court for Baltimore City, issued on September 20, 2021, granting custody and guardianship of B.B. to her maternal great-grandmother, Ms. S., and closing B.B.’s ...

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IN RE: J.D. AND R.W. (access required)

CINA — Change in permanency plan — From reunification to adoption V.H., appellant, was the legal guardian of two children, J.D. and R.W., who were removed from her care in September 2019 and placed in foster care. In August 2021, ...

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IN RE R.P. (access required)

CINA — Termination of parental rights — Fitness to parent evaluation In November 2015, the Circuit Court for Baltimore County, sitting as a juvenile court, found R.P., the child of E.P. (“Father”) and A.T. (“Mother”), to be a Child in ...

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IN RE: S.M. (access required)

CINA — Decision to close case — Parent’s understanding of child’s condition In February 2019, the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County, sitting as a juvenile court, declared S.M. a child in need of assistance (“CINA”) due to medical neglect ...

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