Opinions

IN RE: J.J. AND L.J.

CINA — Change in permanency plan — Reunification to adoption by non-relative This appeal arises from an order issued by the Circuit Court for Cecil County, sitting as a juvenile court, that changed the permanency plan for minor siblings, L.J. ...

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IN RE: L.W.

CINA — Juvenile court jurisdiction — DSS closed case Appellants, L.W. and her mother, Ms. M., appeal from the decision of the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County, sitting as a juvenile court, ordering the termination of its jurisdiction over ...

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IN RE: B.S.

CINA — Hearsay — Expert’s opinion J.O. (“Mother”), appellant, appeals from an order entered by the Circuit Court for Montgomery County, sitting as a juvenile court, adjudicating her child (“B.S.”) to be a child in need of assistance (“CINA”) and ...

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IN RE: D.J., H.J., AND P.J.

CINA — Change in permanency plan — Reunification to adoption by non-relative At the conclusion of a permanency plan review hearing on October 22, 2019, the Circuit Court for Cecil County, sitting as a juvenile court, modified the permanency plan ...

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IN RE: A.E. and A.E.

CINA — Change in permanency plan — Ineffective assistance of counsel Appellant, the Father of two daughters, Am.E. and Ar.E., appeals from an order, entered September 3, 2019, in the Circuit Court for Frederick County, sitting as a juvenile court, ...

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LAUREN BURLEIGH v. JAMES BURLEIGH

Child support — Calculation — New job This appeal arises out of a divorce proceeding between Lauren Burleigh (“Mother”) and James Burleigh (“Father”). After an eight-day bench trial, the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County awarded joint legal and physical ...

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A.A. v. AB.D.

Child custody — Discovery sanction — Best interests of the child In this appeal from a modification of child custody, we resolve that the best interests of the child standard is the leading consideration for the court in deciding whether ...

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IN RE: D.J.

CINA — Termination of parental rights — Reasonable reunification efforts This appeal arises from a decision by the Circuit Court for Montgomery County, sitting as a juvenile court, terminating the parental rights of Ms. M. to her son, D.J., and ...

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