Custody & Visitation

CRYSTAL D. PARKS v. WILLIAM HENRY PURVIS (access required)

Child custody — Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act — Appropriate forum In this appeal, we affirm a decision by the Circuit Court for Harford County under the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (“UCCJEA”), that the appropriate ...

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NATASHA SWEENEY v. HERMAN BARBER (access required)

Child custody — Supervised visitation — Abuse of discretion This case is before us on appeal from an order of the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County addressing visitation of the parties’ minor child. Read the opinion

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JUSTON HAWLEY v. TINA GREER (access required)

Child custody — Motion to modify — Material change in circumstances Following a hearing held on November 16, 2021, the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County denied a motion to modify child custody filed by Appellant, Juston Hawley. Mr. Hawley ...

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REIKO ASANO v. MOLEFI ASANTE (access required)

Child custody — Modification — Material change in circumstances Reiko Asano (“Mother”), appellant, and Molefi Asante (“Father”), appellee, are the parents of two minor daughters (the “Children”). The Children are fraternal twins and were born in 2016. Mother and Father’s ...

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DANIELLE HANDY v. DELORES FRANCIS (access required)

Child custody — Custody determination — Sanders factors Danielle Handy, appellant, filed, in the Circuit Court for Baltimore County, a complaint for custody against Delores Francis regarding the parties’ minor child, K.F.H. Ms. Francis thereafter filed a countercomplaint for custody. ...

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ZAKIYYAH ALI v. BRYAN C. HART (access required)

Child custody — Motion to modify — Risk of harm to child This appeal involves a challenge by Zakiyyah Ali (“Mother”) to the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County’s grant of Bryan C. Hart’s (“Father”) Amended Motion for Modification of ...

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SEMONE THOMPSON v. HAROLD ROBINSON, JR. (access required)

Child custody — Visitation — Child’s testimony Semone Thompson (“Mother”) challenges the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County’s order denying her petition for contempt and her motion for modification in her custody case against Harold Robinson, Jr. (“Father”). Mother contends ...

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TEIVON JOHNSON v. J’VAUGHN HOLMES (access required)

Child custody — Modification of foreign custody order — Third-party custody This is an appeal from a judgment of the Circuit Court for Charles County, the Honorable Makeba Gibbs, presiding, that granted J’Vaughn Holmes’s petition for modification of a foreign ...

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L. L. G. v. D. G. (access required)

Child custody — Motion to modify — Material change in circumstance In this appeal, we are asked to determine whether the Circuit Court for Washington County erred in denying a petition to modify a child custody order, based on a ...

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