Tag Archives: Sept. Term 2013

Rosibeth Molina v. Albarth Molina (access required)

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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Fatima Douglas v. David Douglas (access required)

Custody: Shared legal custody: Taylor exception CSA No. 1919, Sept. Term 2013. Unreported. Opinion by Nazarian, J. Filed Oct. 23, 2014. Appeal from Howard County. Affirmed. RecordFax #14-1023-10, 34 pages. Despite the parties’ volatile relationship, this was the rare case, ...

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Fran R. Moskowitz v. Marc S. Moskowitz (access required)

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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Michael Cameron Karmann v. Suzanne Marie Karmann (access required)

1. Did the circuit court abuse its discretion by awarding rehabilitative alimony to Wife? 2. Did the circuit court abuse its discretion by failing to list an explicit figure for the monetary award in the Judgment? 3. Did the circuit court abuse its discretion by awarding Wife attorneys’ fees?

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Marion S. Blades v. Norman C. Blades, Jr. (access required)

This is the fourth appeal to this Court by appellant, Marion S. Blades (“Marion”). The case was initiated in 2002 with the filing of a Complaint for Limited Divorce by Norman C. Blades, Jr (“Norman”). The parties were divorced on January 3, 2007 and Marion was awarded indefinite alimony, the amount of which is the subject of her current appeal.

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In Re: Rachel Schweitzer, etc. (access required)

1. Did the circuit court abuse its discretion in concluding that the best interest of the child would not be served by granting the petition to change her surname? 2. Did the circuit court err in not seeking the child’s testimony when the mother’s offer to make the child available to the court was made after the hearing had concluded?

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Igor Belyakov v. Irina Belyakova (access required)

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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John McNelis v. Susan Carrington (access required)

1. Was the trial court’s denial of the [a]ppellant’s [m]otion without granting the [a]ppellant a hearing he requested, legally correct when Maryland Rule 2-311(f) requires the trial court to hold a hearing before rendering a decision disposing of a claim or defense? 2. Did the trial court err[] in the calculation of the marital award as the calculation was made prior to the sale of the marital home?

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