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XOCHTIL GAMEZ v. DAVID LOPEZ (access required)

Final protective order — Sufficiency of evidence — Police officer testimony On March 5, 2021, the Circuit Court for Montgomery County held a Protective Order Hearing between the petitioner, Xochitl Gamez (“Mother”), and the respondent, David Lopez (“Father”). Read the ...

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BRITTNEY HUGHES v. CYNTHIA CEPHAS (access required)

Domestic violence — Sexual abuse of child — Sufficiency of the evidence Brittney Hughes appeals the Circuit Court for Wicomico County’s grant of a final protective order against her, requested by Cynthia Cephas, on behalf of Hughes’s fouryear-old daughter, K.W. ...

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JOSHUA S. RUBY v. SHAWNA L. RUBY (access required)

Protective order — Hearing — Adequacy of notice This appeal arises from appellant Joshua Ruby’s (“J. Ruby”) motion to vacate a domestic violence protection order filed against him by his then-wife, appellee Shawna Ruby (“S. Ruby”). On March 31, 2017, ...

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PHILIPPE H. DeROSIER v. ARETHA M. DeROSIER (access required)

Domestic violence — Protective order — Corporal punishment Phillippe DeRosier appeals the Circuit Court for Harford County’s grant of a final protective order against him ordering him not to abuse, threaten to abuse, harass, or contact his wife, Aretha DeRosier, ...

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MATTHEW SCHMIDT v. KRISTINA SCHMIDT (access required)

Domestic violence — Petition for protection — Judicial notice In a domestic violence case, the Circuit Court for Frederick County entered a final protective order in favor of Kristina Schmidt (“Kristina”), the appellee, and against Matthew Schmidt (“Matthew”), her husband, ...

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ROBERT BERINGER v. MIYUKI BERINGER (access required)

Domestic violence — De minimis conduct — Raising of hand and voice The Circuit Court for Montgomery County, Maryland, on April 29, 2016, entered a final protective order in favor of Miyuki Beringer (“Mrs. Beringer”) and against Robert Beringer (“Mr. ...

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FRANCISCO GALI v. TITI HADILA GALI (access required)

Domestic violence — Order of protection — Granted to wife but denied for husband The parties, Francisco Gali (“Appellant”) and Titi Hadila Gali (“Appellee”) are married and have two minor children in common, F.G. and I.G. On September 19, 2016, ...

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COLVIN I. BERT v. GAIL L. DIXON (access required)

Temporary restraining order — Motion to rescind — Deference to district court Colvin Bert’s ex-girlfriend sought a temporary protective order against him in the District Court for Howard County. The court granted a temporary order pending a hearing on a ...

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Brendon Capoen v. Amanda Capoen (access required)

Domestic violence: Final protective order: Clear and convincing evidence standard CSA No. 1777, Sept. Term 2013. Unreported. Opinion by Berger, J. Filed Sept. 17, 2014. Appeal from Charles County. Vacated and remanded.

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