Child Custody

Confirming the Obvious

The recent case of Oganov v. Oganov involved an appeal from a decision of Judge Cynthia Callahan of the Montgomery County Circuit Court. Judge Callahan awarded sole legal and primary physical custody to the mother. The mother appealed, apparently being concerned that...

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In For A Penny, In For A Pound

In the case of Friedetzky v. Hsia, a New York resident was alleged to be the father of a child in a custody action brought in Maryland, by the child's mother. The New York resident requested a paternity test and engaged in financial discovery before admitting he was...

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Losing Custody

In the recent CINA (Children In Need of Assistance) case of In re Joy D., the Maryland Court of Special Appeals held that a parent can permanently lose their right to regain custody if they persistently fail to take the necessary steps in working towards reunification...

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