Opinions

CHRISTOPHER STANTON v. REENA EAPEN (access required)

Alimony — Indefinite alimony — Basis for revision This case is before us on appeal from an order of the Circuit Court for Montgomery County granting a petition for contempt filed by appellee, Reena Eapen (“Eapen”), against her ex-husband, Christopher ...

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MOUSSA MOAADEL v. DARIA MOAADEL (access required)

Child support — Motion to modify — Judicial discretion The Circuit Court for Montgomery County denied a father’s motion to modify his child support obligations. Thirteen days later, the father filed what was, in substance, a revisory motion under Md. ...

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TERRY GAMBLE v. HOLLY GAMBLE (access required)

Child custody — Appellate jurisdiction — Final judgment rule The parties involved in this domestic relations case are Terry Gamble (“Mr. Gamble”) and Holly Gamble (“Mother”). The two were married on March 7, 2013. A son, C., was born of ...

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CATHERINE LOHR v. ERIC SHEA (access required)

Child custody — Joint custody — Tie-breaking authority On November 30, 2020, the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County awarded shared physical and joint legal custody of W.S. to his parents, appellant Catherine Lohr (“Mother”) and appellee Eric Shea (“Father”). ...

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DAVID THORNE v. CYNTHIA THORNE (access required)

Divorce — Marital property — Distribution David Thorne (“Husband”) and Cynthia Beuchert, formerly Cynthia Thorne, (“Wife”) were divorced and a Judgment of Absolute Divorce was entered by the Circuit Court for Charles County on August 19, 2015. As part of ...

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KIOMA RENAUD v. GERALD STIGGONS BENNETT (access required)

Child custody — Modification — Unjustifiable interference with child access Kioma Renaud (“Mother”), appellant, and Gerald Bennett (“Father”), appellee, are the parents of a 4-year old daughter, K.B. Mother, proceeding pro se, appeals from an order entered by the Circuit ...

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AMANDA BARRETT BLAKE V. MICHAEL BLAKE (access required)

Child support — Appeal — Final judgment rule In an order entered on January 7, 2021, the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County granted the parties an absolute divorce, reaffirmed a prior order regarding custody of the parties’ two minor ...

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LOREN EVANS JONES v. ANTOINE T. WELLS (access required)

Child custody — Visitation — Testimony of child’s therapist After a lengthy custody battle starting in 2018, the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County, sitting as a juvenile court, docketed two orders on October 6, 2020, granting Antoine Wells visitation ...

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KELVIN LAMONT REAVES v. LEYA WILKS REAVES (access required)

Divorce — Alimony — Calculation Following a four-day trial in November 2019, the Circuit Court for Montgomery County granted appellant Kelvin Lamont Reaves and appellee Leya Wilks Reaves a judgment of absolute divorce. Relevant to this appeal, the court awarded ...

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