Opinions

JAMES MORTON v. FIORINA KYRITSI (access required)

Child support — Arrearage — Calculation On cross-motions to modify child support for their minor child, N., the Circuit Court for Montgomery County increased the monthly child support obligation of James Morton (“Father”) and awarded Fiorina Kyritsi (“Mother”) five months ...

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MING YE v. CORINA GUO (access required)

Divorce — Marital property — E*trade account On November 17, 2018, following a four-day merits hearing in the Circuit Court for Montgomery County, appellee, Corina Guo, was granted a judgment of absolute divorce from appellant, Ming Ye. The court denied ...

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JAMES ROBINSON v. DIANE ROBINSON (access required)

Alimony — Motion to modify — Material changes in circumstances In 2014, James Robinson, the appellant, and Diane Robinson, the appellee, entered a marital settlement agreement (the “Agreement”) in which Mr. Robinson agreed to pay Ms. Robinson monthly alimony indefinitely, ...

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IN RE: L.K. (access required)

CINA – Termination of parental rights — Sufficiency of the evidence On October 25, 2019, following a hearing in the Circuit Court for Allegany County, appellant’s parental rights to her eighteen-month old son, L.K., were terminated. The court’s order granted ...

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A. U. v. E. P. (access required)

Child custody — Gender bias — Father This is an appeal from a judgment of the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County that denied A. U.’s petition for custody of his minor child, “K.” He raises numerous contentions on appeal, ...

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KELLY CAVALLIO v. RYAN BROWN (access required)

Divorce — Monetary award — Need for circuit court analysis On November 15, 2018, the Circuit Court for Baltimore City granted Ryan Brown, appellee, a Judgment of Absolute Divorce against Kelly Cavallio, appellant. The circuit court denied Ms. Cavallio’s request ...

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ANDREW PECKERAR V. CATHLEEN PEARL (access required)

Child custody — Modification — Contempt Andrew Peckerar and Cathleen Pearl are former spouses who are the parents of three minor children. Their divorce has been acrimonious. They have had poor communication between themselves and, as a result, had difficulties ...

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SHARON FOLSE v. THOMAS FOLSE (access required)

Divorce — Settlement agreement — Marital home Sharon Folse, the appellant, and Thomas Folse, the appellee, were divorced in 2006 pursuant to a decree that incorporated, but did not merge, a marital settlement agreement. In 2008, 2009, and 2013, Ms. ...

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PASCALIS PAPOURAS v. MARY KEVORKIAN (access required)

Protective order — Final protective order — Children’s out-of-court statements Mary Kevorkian was granted a final protective order on behalf of her two minor children against her ex-husband, Pascalis Papouras, by the Circuit Court for Howard County. On appeal, Papouras ...

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NAZ ELYASSI v. JOSEPH A. SUTTON, JR. (access required)

Divorce — Consent amendment — Enforcability On October 20, 2017, the Circuit Court for Montgomery County entered a judgment of absolute divorce in an effort to finally resolve all remaining marital issues between appellant, Naz Elyassi,1 and appellee, Joseph Sutton. ...

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