Opinions

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

Alimony — Motion to modify — Material change in circumstances Alla P. Gakuba (“Alla”) and Chrysologue Gakuba (“Chrysologue”) divorced twenty-seven years ago. Alla appeals an order of the Circuit Court for Baltimore County denying her motion to modify alimony and ...

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ARIANA LECAJ v. FATLUM KOJCINI (access required)

Child custody — Change of schedule — Children’s best interests Appellant, Ariana Lecaj (“Mother”), and appellee, Fatlum Kojcini (“Father”), are the parents of two minor children, D.K., born in October 2018 in Maryland, and A.L., born in April 2021 in ...

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M.G., SR. v. B.P. (access required)

Child custody — Joint custody — Willingness to converse with co-parent In this case, a father has appealed from an order, entered by the Circuit Court for Baltimore City, granting sole physical and legal custody of his son to the ...

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DANIEL PERPIGNAN v. LAVETTA BENEMON (access required)

Child custody — Material change in circumstance — Judge’s failure to delineate change This case concerns a custody dispute between Daniel Perpignan, appellant (“Father”), and Lavetta Benemon, appellee (“Mother”), over their minor child (“Child”) born in August 2018. Read the ...

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KARL A. ROSE v. FERN K. ROSE (access required)

Alimony — Motion to terminate — Abuse of discretion Despite that the property settlement agreement between the parties anticipated Husband’s retirement and automatically reduced his alimony obligation as his income diminished, Husband nevertheless moved to terminate or modify alimony, arguing ...

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CRYSTAL KRAUSS v. RYAN KRAUSS (access required)

Child support — Motion to modify — Private school tuition Crystal Krauss (“Mother”) appeals from an order of the Circuit Court for Charles County denying her motion for modification of child support and granting a modification of custody. Read the ...

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JAMES BECK v. JENNIFER BECK (access required)

Child custody — Motion to modify — Consent agreement James Beck (“Father”), appellant, and Jennifer Farrell, f/k/a Jennifer Beck (“Mother”), appellee, are the divorced parents of three minor children. In the Circuit Court for Allegany County, Father moved to modify ...

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MICHAEL SANCHEZ v. RENEE SANCHEZ (access required)

Child custody — Visitation — Court’s decision-making authority This appeal arises out of a divorce proceeding involving Michael Sanchez (“Husband”), appellant, and Renee Sanchez (“Wife”), appellee. In December 2020, Wife filed in the Circuit Court for Caroline County a complaint ...

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