Unreported

Kerrin S. Smith (f/k/a Kerrin S. Avedon) v. Robert P. Avedon

1. Did the trial court err in excluding from marital property a portion of the good will in Husband’s insurance brokerage company? 2. Did the trial court commit clear error in determining appellee’s yearly income to be $265,000 as of the date of divorce? 3. Did the trial court abuse its discretion in declining to award Wife indefinite alimony?

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Marion S. Blades v. Norman C. Blades, Jr.

This is the fourth appeal to this Court by appellant, Marion S. Blades (“Marion”). The case was initiated in 2002 with the filing of a Complaint for Limited Divorce by Norman C. Blades, Jr (“Norman”). The parties were divorced on January 3, 2007 and Marion was awarded indefinite alimony, the amount of which is the subject of her current appeal.

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John McNelis v. Susan Carrington

1. Was the trial court’s denial of the [a]ppellant’s [m]otion without granting the [a]ppellant a hearing he requested, legally correct when Maryland Rule 2-311(f) requires the trial court to hold a hearing before rendering a decision disposing of a claim or defense? 2. Did the trial court err[] in the calculation of the marital award as the calculation was made prior to the sale of the marital home?

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Larry R. Brooks v. Charlene P. Brooks

I. Did the trial court have jurisdiction over the second supplemental counterclaim where wife failed to file a financial statement prior to trial, husband did not file an answer, and wife never sought a judgment by default? II. Did the trial court err when it refused to dismiss the supplemental counterclaim under the doctrine of res judicata or, in the alternative, collateral estoppel? III. Did the trial court err in ordering husband to pay back pendente lite alimony under a 2004 order after the case was closed and the order expired?

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Divorce: Alimony: Ability to be self-supporting CSA No. 1649, Sept. Term 2013. Unreported. Opinion by Wright, J. Filed Sept. 29, 2014. Appeal from Cecil County. Affirmed. RecordFax #14-0929-01, 17 pages.

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Jennifer Brandeen v. David Brandeen

Divorce: marital property: jointly titled account CSA No. 2092, Sept. Term 2013. Unreported. Opinion by Eyler, D.S., J. Filed Nov. 5, 2014. Appeal from Anne Arundel County. Vacated in part. RecordFax #14-1105-02, 28 pages. After determining the value of the ...

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