Custody & Visitation

IN RE: K.A.

Child custody — Transfer to noncustodial father — Mother unwilling/unable to care for child L.A. (“Mother”) appeals an order of the Circuit Court for Baltimore City, sitting as a juvenile court, which denied her exceptions to a family law magistrate’s ...

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JAMES-ALAIN LAPLANCHE v. DENISE GRIMES

Child custody — Motion to modify — Material change in circumstances This is the second visit to this Court by James-Alain Laplanche and Denise Grimes concerning their twin children. Below, the circuit court found that Laplanche had failed to establish ...

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MARVA COLE v. PAUL D. COLE

Child custody — Legal custody — Holiday visitation schedule This appeal stems from an order of a trial judge sitting in the Circuit Court for Montgomery County, who awarded appellant, Marva Cole (“Mother”), primary residential custody of Daughter, awarded appellee, ...

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IN RE: D.C.-M.

Child custody — Special Immigrant Juvenile status — Adoption D.C.-M. was adopted in 2015. Following the adoption, D.C.-M. filed a motion seeking to reopen his adoption proceeding to enter factual findings regarding his eligibility for status as a Special Immigrant ...

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WILLIAM F. FELLER v. WILLIAM B. ZUCKERMAN

Child custody — Custody evaluator — Fraud This is an appeal from a judgment of the Circuit Court for Montgomery County, the Honorable Gary E. Bair, presiding, which dismissed William F. Feller’s multi-count civil action against William B. Zuckerman, Ph.D., ...

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STEPHEN HUTCHINSON v. GLORIA BARCLAY

Child custody — Motion for modification — Service of process Appellant Stephen Hutchinson asks us to review the denial of his motion for reconsideration of an order that granted a motion for modification of custody and contempt in favor of ...

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LUIS MANZANO v. DORIS TREJO

Child custody — Modification — Child’s best interests Doris Trejo and Luis Manzano married in 1998, divorced in 2012, and have a minor child, G. At the time of the divorce, they entered a Settlement Agreement that the Circuit Court ...

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