CINA

IN RE: D.J.

CINA — Termination of parental rights — Reasonable reunification efforts This appeal arises from a decision by the Circuit Court for Montgomery County, sitting as a juvenile court, terminating the parental rights of Ms. M. to her son, D.J., and ...

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IN RE: L.K.

CINA – Termination of parental rights — Sufficiency of the evidence On October 25, 2019, following a hearing in the Circuit Court for Allegany County, appellant’s parental rights to her eighteen-month old son, L.K., were terminated. The court’s order granted ...

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IN RE: J.W., M.W., A.B. AND M.B.

CINA — Change in permanency plan — Reunification to custody/guardianship by nonrelative The Circuit Court for Worcester County, sitting as the juvenile court, entered an order changing the permanency plan for A.B., 1 the minor child of Ms. G., the ...

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IN RE: J.P.

CINA — Denial of Mother’s request for continuance — Best interest of child The Washington County Department of Social Services (the “Department”) filed, in the Circuit Court for Washington County, a petition alleging that J.P., child of H.P. (“Mother”), was ...

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IN RE: J.W. AND M.W

CINA — Termination of parental rights — Exceptional circumstances “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 best interests.” In ...

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IN RE: J.C.

CINA — Termination of parental rights — Tasks for reunification The Circuit Court for Queen Anne’s County, on remand, terminated the parental rights of Ms. P. (“Mother”), the biological mother of J.C. Mother appeals and presents the following question for ...

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IN THE MATTER OF D.N., III

CINA — Child custody — Grandparent Mr. N. appeals from the order of the Circuit Court for Baltimore City, sitting as a juvenile court, finding that his seven year old child, D.N., III (“D.N.”), was a child in need of ...

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IN RE: J.J.

CINA — Change in permanency plan — Custody/guardianship to adoption This appeal arises from an order issued by the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County, sitting as a juvenile court, which changed the permanency plan for J.J. (born November 2012), ...

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IN RE: C.H. AND J.H.

CINA — Dismissal by Social Services — Need for a hearing Whenever the placement of a minor is at issue, the guiding light of our analysis is the best interests of the child. In this appeal, we are asked to ...

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IN RE: R.V., JR.

CINA — Trial home visit — Documentation In September 2018, the Circuit Court for Calvert County, sitting as the juvenile court, found that R.V., Jr. (“Child”) was a child in need of assistance and placed him in the care and ...

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