Custody & Visitation

ALLWELL ONWUBUCHE v. EDWINA SHERIFF

Child custody — Motion to modify — Lack of jurisdiction Allwell Onwubuche (“Father”) appeals an order of the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County denying his motion to modify custody based on a finding of lack of jurisdiction.  For the ...

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ANGELA C. STOLTZ v. CHARLES C. CLARK, IV

Child custody — Modification — Text-messages evidence The parties to this appeal are the parents of two teenaged daughters. Beginning in 2008, the children lived primarily with their mother in Maryland during the school year and primarily with their father ...

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YVON A. RESPLANDY v. IRINA CHAYKA

Child custody — Motion to revise — Timeliness On June 19, 2015, Irina Chayka (“Wife”) filed a complaint for absolute divorce against appellant Yvon Resplandy (“Husband”) in the Circuit Court for Montgomery County. On September 18, 2015, Husband filed a ...

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A. O. v. R. D.

Child custody — Modification — Patient-therapist privilege In this case, A. O. (“Mother”) challenges the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County’s order modifying a 2014 Texas decree governing custody and visitation for A., a son born to Mother and R. ...

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MICHAEL ALDRICH v. JENNIFER ANDREWS

Child custody — Magistrate’s findings — Additional fact-finding This is an appeal from a judgment of the Circuit Court for Talbot County determining custody of Jennifer Andrews’ and Michael Aldrich’s minor child. Following a hearing, a family law magistrate issued ...

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K.C. v. W.H.

Child custody — Modification — Children’s best interest This case is before us on appeal from an order of the Circuit Court for Frederick County modifying legal custody of the parties’ minor children. The circuit court awarded sole legal custody ...

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ROBERT KOUNTZ, et al. v. JAMES FREND, II

Child custody — Third-party custody — Grandparents Rebecca Kountz (“Mother”) and James Frend, II (“Father”) are the parents of J.F., a five-year-old boy. Mother and Father have never married and both have a history of substance abuse, but they lived ...

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E. T. v. A. T.

Child custody — Modification — Material change in circumstance This is an appeal from a judgment of the Circuit Court for Montgomery County, the Honorable Joan E. Ryon, presiding, that clarified an existing child custody, visitation, and support order regarding ...

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IN RE: M.S., A.S., AND M.S.

Child custody — Award to father — Ready, willing and able This is the fifth appeal involving three children—MJS, a girl born March 2010, AHS, a girl born March 2011, and MAS, AHS’ twin sister—who were previously declared children in ...

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