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GREGORY F. SCHAFFER v. MARGARET G. SCHAFFER (access required)

Alimony — Modification — Consideration of income, assets and expenses Gregory F. Schaffer, upon his retirement, filed a petition to terminate alimony in the Circuit Court for Caroline County on March 21, 2017. Shortly thereafter, Margaret S. Schaffer, appellee, filed ...

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EMMANUEL AGBARA v. EVELYN OKOJI (access required)

Divorce — Adultery — Photographs In June 2018, a judgment of absolute divorce was entered in the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County dissolving the marriage of Emmanuel Agbara, appellant, and Evelyn Okoji, appellee. In addition, the judgment adjudicated custody ...

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ALLA P. GAKUBA v. CHRYSOLOGUE GAKUBA (access required)

Alimony — Arrearage — Overpayment Alla P. Gakuba (“Alla”) and Chrysologue Gakuba (“Chrysologue”)1 divorced twenty-five years ago. After a period of dormancy, the litigation came back to life over Chrysologue’s failure (or refusal) to pay alimony and for Alla’s health ...

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C.B. v. N.B. (access required)

Divorce — Settlement — Baseless child abuse allegation The trial court set aside the parties’ agreed-upon marital settlement agreement because it found that C.B. (“Mother”),  had made two “false” and “baseless” allegations of child sexual abuse. Read the opinion

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CLAYTON H. EVANS v. PATRICIA L. EVANS (access required)

Divorce — Alimony — Upward modification This appeal involves a dispute between appellant, Clayton H. Evans, and his former wife, Patricia L. Evans (“Ms. Evans”). Litigation between the two commenced on August 5, 2011, when, after a long marriage, Ms. ...

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TERESA GIBSON, v. ELMER MATTHEW GIBSON, (access required)

Divorce — Marital property — 401(k) On August 1, 2018, the Circuit Court of Anne Arundel County, following a fourday hearing, granted appellant, Teresa Gibson (Teresa) and appellee, Elmer Matthew Gibson (Matthew) 1 a Judgment of Absolute Divorce. In the ...

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PEGGY ANN MARTIN v. JEAN ROBERT DOLET (access required)

Divorce — Divorce agreement — Breach These cases, consolidated for purposes of this opinion, represent the third and fourth appeals in a tortuous dispute over ownership of a single-family home located on Peachtree Lane in Bowie, Maryland (“Peachtree Lane”). Since ...

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ISABEL GALVEZ LOPEZ v. STEVEN MARTINEZ (access required)

Divorce — Marital property — Military pension On November 22, 2016, the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County granted Isabel Galvez Lopez (“Lopez”), appellant, and Steven Martinez (“Martinez”), appellee, a judgment of absolute divorce. In the divorce decree, the court ...

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LUBNA KHAN v. ZUBAIR KHAN NIAZI (access required)

Divorce — Settlement agreement — Refinancing marital home Ms. Lubna Khan, appellant, obtained a divorce from Mr. Zubair Niazi, appellee, in 2010 in the Circuit Court for Howard County. 1 Approximately four years after their divorce, Ms. Khan and Mr. ...

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