CINA

IN RE: N.P. (access required)

CINA — Change in permanency plan — From reunification to custody by grandparents In these appeals, brought by the father, B.B., and the mother, J.P., we are asked to determine whether the juvenile court judge, the Honorable Cynthia Callahan, of ...

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IN RE: T.K. (access required)

CINA — Sufficiency of evidence — Transfer of custody from mother to father In October 2020, the Howard County Department of Social Services filed a petition in the Circuit Court for Howard County, alleging that T.K. was a child in ...

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IN RE: L.M., Z.M. & L.M. (access required)

CINA — Supervised visitation — Reduction in father’s visits L.M. (“Father”) appeals from an order of the Circuit Court for Montgomery County, sitting as a juvenile court, which reaffirmed the permanency plan of reunification for L.M. (born 3/17) and Z.M. ...

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IN RE: A.W. (access required)

CINA — Award of custody to grandmother — Best interest of child On March 1, 2019, the Baltimore County Department of Social Services (“the Department”) filed a petition, accompanied by a request for shelter care, alleging that then five-year-old A.W. ...

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IN RE: D.J., H.J., AND P.J. (access required)

CINA — Change in permanency plan — From reunification to adoption by non-relative In 2019, the Circuit Court for Cecil County, sitting as a juvenile court, modified the permanency plans for D.J. (born January 2006), H.J. (November 2007), and P.J. ...

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IN RE: W.W. (access required)

CINA — Paternity testing — Child’s best interest These consolidated appeals arise from decisions of the Circuit Court for Queen Anne’s County, sitting as a juvenile court, addressing competing claims of paternity in a CINA proceeding involving the child, W.W. ...

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IN RE: P. C., A. H. (access required)

CINA — Change in permanency plan — Away from reunification with mother A juvenile court changed the permanency plans for two children in need of assistance. The children’s mother appealed. Read the opinion

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IN RE: K.H., J.H., & D.H. (access required)

CINA — Termination of parental rights — Children’s best interests Appellant Y.H.L.  (“Mother”) appeals from an order of the Circuit Court for Montgomery County, sitting as a juvenile court, which granted the petition of the Montgomery County Department of Health ...

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IN RE: J.W., N.H., A.S., AND T.H. (access required)

CINA — Neglect — Deference to trial judge The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services (the Department) filed petitions arguing that four children: J.W., N.H., A.S., and T.H. were children in need of assistance (CINA). The Circuit Court ...

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IN RE: X.R. AND Z.R (access required)

CINA — Termination of parental rights — Adequacy of reunification services In September 2017, the Circuit Court for Montgomery County, sitting as the juvenile court, found X.R. and Z.R., children of L.R. (Father), the appellant, and J.B. (Mother), to be ...

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