Custody & Visitation

ROY SHAFFIN v. SHOSHANNA SCHECHTER

Child custody — Motion to modify — Change of circumstances Roy Shaffin (“Father”), appellant, and Shoshanna Schechter (“Mother”), appellee, are the divorced parents of three minor children. In the Circuit Court for Montgomery County, Father filed a complaint to modify ...

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STARSHA SEWELL v. JOHN HOWARD

Child custody — Circuit court jurisdiction — Law of the case Starsha Sewell, appellant, and John Howard, appellee, are the parents of two minor children. On July 29, 2014, the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County entered an order granting ...

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SHAUN BARRINGER v. LYNN BARRINGER

Child custody — Visitation — Work-related restrictions This case is before us on appeal from the Circuit Court for Talbot County where appellant, Shaun Barringer (“S. Barringer”), challenges the December 4, 2019 Memorandum Opinion and Judgment of Absolute Divorce (“Memorandum ...

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VERONICA JONES v. JEROME BLACKWELL

Child custody — Joint physical and legal custody — Tie-breaking authority By order entered December 13, 2019, the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County granted Veronica Jones, appellant (“Mother”), and Jerome Blackwell, appellee (“Father”), joint legal and shared physical custody ...

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YARED TERFASSA v. MARYAMAWIT G. WRIGHT

Child custody — Material change in circumstances — Best interest of child Appellant, Yared Terfassa (“Father”), appeals from the September 30, 2020 order of the Circuit Court for Montgomery County (“Order”) awarding appellee, Mayamawit G. Wright (“Mother”), sole residential and ...

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JAMES DONALE NICKENS, JR. v. PARRIS L. MUSE

Child custody — Motion to modify — Circuit court jurisdiction Appellant, James Nickens, Jr. (“Father”), appeals from an order of the Circuit Court for Baltimore County denying in part his motion to modify custody and granting in part the counter-motion ...

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IN RE: K.L.

Child visitation — Supervised visitation — Abuse or neglect The Circuit Court for Kent County, sitting as a juvenile court, denied a motion by D.K. (“Father”), the appellant, for unsupervised visitation with K.L., his son. Father argues that the juvenile ...

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SAMUEL DAVID SNEAD v. DAISY ANNA SNEAD

Child custody — Sole legal custody — Abuse of discretion Samuel Snead (“Father”), the appellant, filed a petition to modify custody and a petition to modify child support against Anna Snead1 (“Mother”), the appellee, in the Circuit Court for Anne ...

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MOUSSA MOAADEL v. DARIA MOAADEL

Child custody — Motion to alter or amend — Material change in circumstances Moussa Moaadel (“Father”), appeals from an order of the Circuit Court for Montgomery County denying his motion to alter or amend an order that granted, in part, ...

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DARLENE RAINEY, ET AL. v. SIMONE SMITH

Child custody — Grandparents — De facto parents Darlene Rainey (“Grandmother”) and Lamont Adair (“Grandfather”) appeal the denial of their amended complaint seeking custody of M, their grandchild. Although M’s father (their son) had died, M’s mother is fit and ...

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