Opinions

YVON RESPLANDY v. IRINA CHAYKA (access required)

Divorce — Marital property — IRA Appellant Yvon Resplandy (“Husband”) appeals from an order of the Circuit Court for Montgomery County which found that the investment growth on an individual retirement account (“IRA”) should be divided equally between him and ...

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OSEI SONO ASARE v. TERRASSA ASARE (access required)

Child custody — Character witness — Late disclosure This case arises out of a custody dispute over three minor children. On appeal, the father asks us to review whether the circuit court erred by (1) excluding his proffered character witness ...

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SARAH M. PRINCE v. ANDREW PRINCE (access required)

Child custody — Temporary custody order — Motion to dissolve Andrew P. (“Father”) filed, in the Circuit Court for Carroll County, an emergency petition to modify custody against Sarah S.M. (“Mother”) regarding the parties’ minor child, L.P. The court granted ...

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CODY N. LEISTER v. JORDAN L. LEISTER (access required)

Protective order — Burden of proof — Revenge porn statute At the conclusion of a hearing held in the Circuit Court for Montgomery County on September 28, 2020, the court granted appellee Jordan Leister’s petition for a protective order. Specifically, ...

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GISELLE YOUNG v. RYAN VIEIRA (access required)

Child custody — Modification — Waiver of parental rights Appellant, Giselle Young, and appellee, Ryan Vieira, are the parents of a minor child born in 2011. The central issue in this appeal is whether the Circuit Court for Prince George’s ...

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MARCUS CROSSAN v. ALEXIS CROSSAN (access required)

Final protective order — Motion to postpone hearing — Unavailability of defendant This case arises from a petition for protection from domestic violence filed on May 4, 2021, in the District Court of Maryland for Cecil County, by Alexis Crossan, ...

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IN RE: T.K. (access required)

CINA — Sufficiency of evidence — Transfer of custody from mother to father In October 2020, the Howard County Department of Social Services filed a petition in the Circuit Court for Howard County, alleging that T.K. was a child in ...

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IN RE: L.M., Z.M. & L.M. (access required)

CINA — Supervised visitation — Reduction in father’s visits L.M. (“Father”) appeals from an order of the Circuit Court for Montgomery County, sitting as a juvenile court, which reaffirmed the permanency plan of reunification for L.M. (born 3/17) and Z.M. ...

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IN RE: ESTATE OF FRED F. MIRMIRAN (access required)

Estates and trusts — Petition for supplemental inventory — Abuse of discretion In these consolidated appeals, we consider three judgments rendered by the Orphans’ Court of Baltimore County in the Estate of Fred Fereidoun Mirmiran. The appellant and cross-appellee is ...

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