Tag Archives: Sept. Term 2013

Theodore C. Julio v. Lisa Julio (access required)

Court properly held Appellant in contempt for failing to make installment payments as required by divorce decree, and entered judgments against him for those amounts; however, court’ should have specified that appellant could purge the contempt by paying those judgments.

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In Re: Adoption/Guardianship of Gavin W. (access required)

Adoption/Guardianship: Permanent Guardianship: Military parent CSA No. 1860, Sept. Term 2013. Unreported. Opinion by Nazarian, J. Filed Oct. 22, 2014. Appeal from Howard County. Affirmed. RecordFax #14-1022-00, 14 pages. The circuit court properly granted mother’s petition to revoke an order ...

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Jodi Annette Grimes v. Jay Todd Grimes (access required)

The trial court did not abuse its discretion in granting husband’s motion in limine to preclude a monetary award, indefinite alimony or rehabilitative alimony to wife, as her pleadings failed to request such relief and she never filed the necessary financial forms; wife’s general claim for “any relief within the Family Law Article” is not sufficiently specific, and the court cannot consider the parties’ alleged discussions during mediation as evidence of notice.

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Michelle Bourdelais v. John Durniak (access required)

In custody dispute, the circuit court (1) prematurely sanctioned mother for not complying with order to compel discovery, and (2) improperly imposed a sanction that precluded mother from rebutting father’s testimony and evidence, without taking into consideration the Taliaferro factors.

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Ann R. Thomas v. Timothy E. Thomas (access required)

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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