Tag Archives: Montgomery County

Fuel for the presumptive-fatherhood fire

What distinguishes this case is the presumptive father's relationship to the mother -- or rather, their extreme lack of relationship. They have not even seen each other in a decade, during which the mother had four more children -- all presumed to be her estranged husband's.

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Ibrahima Dione v. Mwelu C. Ndeti

Family Law §9-106 allows a court to include, in a custody or visitation order, a requirement of written notice of the intent to relocate at least 90 days in advance; however, the law does not impose such a requirement where the court never ordered it.

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Ann R. Thomas v. Timothy E. Thomas

Given the conflicting evidence at trial, the court was not clearly erroneous in rejecting wife’s claim of constructive desertion; the judge considered the testimony of wife and her adult children regarding husband’s alleged resumption of drugs and alcohol and the effect it had on his behavior and mood, but was not persuaded that his actions put wife in such fear for her health, safety and self-respect that she could not remain in the marriage.

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Rosibeth Molina v. Albarth Molina

The circuit properly found a gross disparity in the couple’s standards of living would justify an award of indefinite alimony, but, in determining the amount, failed to give adequate consideration to appellant’s future housing expenditures and the fact that appellee would no longer be paying the mortgage.

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Fran R. Moskowitz v. Marc S. Moskowitz

This case arises from an order entered by the Circuit Court for Montgomery County on October 2, 2013, granting Marc S. Moskowitz’s (“Father”) Motion for Modification of Child Support payments to Fran R. Moskowitz (“Mother”). Mother filed a timely appeal on November 1, 2013. Father filed a cross-appeal on November 12, 2013.

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Igor Belyakov v. Irina Belyakova

Father and Mother were married in Russia on July 12, 1998. After immigrating to the United States, the couple had twin daughters, Anastasia and Catherine, born June 28, 2002. Mother filed for absolute divorce on March 2, 2012, in the circuit court, citing a 12-month separation. She requested alimony, child support, and sole physical and legal custody of the children with visitation for Father.

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