Unreported

LIONEL BEST v. SHERON FRASER, et al (access required)

Child custody — Access by aunt and uncle — Exceptional circumstances Sheron Fraser and Orville Fraser (hereinafter “Appellees”) filed, in the Circuit Court for Montgomery County, a petition for custody against Lionel Best (hereinafter “Father”) regarding Father’s biological son, (hereinafter ...

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TONY KIM v. MIN SUN KIM (access required)

Child custody — Motion to modify — Material change in circumstances This appeal concerns a complaint for modification of child custody filed in the Circuit Court for Howard County by Tony Kim, appellant, against Min Sun Kim, appellee. In a ...

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A. U. v. E. P. et al (access required)

Child custody — Motion to modify — Abuse of discretion These consolidated appeals arise out of an ongoing dispute in the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County between A.U. and E.P. regarding custody of their minor child, K.P. Last year, ...

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S.N. v. L.C. (access required)

Child custody — Reduced visitation — Child’s best interests S.N. (“Father”) and L.C. (“Mother”) spent close to twenty years together. Though they never married, the two had a daughter, Z.N., in 2007. Their on-again off-again relationship finally came to a ...

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CHRISTOPHER W. BROWN v. SYLVIA M. SIMPSON (access required)

Child custody — Sole legal custody — Parents’ failure to communicate Christopher Brown (“Father”), appellant, and Sylvia Simpson (“Mother”), appellee, are the parents of one daughter, H., born in September 2009. The parties separated in 2010 and were awarded joint ...

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ROY SHAFFIN v. SHOSHANNA SCHECHTER (access required)

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 (access required)

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 (access required)

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 (access required)

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 (access required)

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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