C.L. v. M.P.

In this custody dispute, the trial court appointed a guardian ad litem (“GAL”) and granted access to the parties’ mental health over the past 3 years. Mother (C.L.) appealed and argued her mental health records were privileged. The Court disagreed and held the parties privacy was protected because the trial court fashioned less intrusive alternatives … Read more

O.G. v. A.B.

A.B. (Mother) appealed the trial court’s order, which awarded shared custody to her and o.G. (Father). The Superior Court vacated the order and remanded. On appeal, Mother argued that Father would not permit Mother to renew the children’s Russian passports. The Superior Court remanded and directed the trial court to determine whether the restriction on the … Read more

M.B.S. v. W.E.

W.E. (Mother) appealed the trial court’s order, which granted sole legal custody of O.S. to M.B.S. (Father). The Superior Court dismissed the appeal as moot, finding, even if we enter a final order in this matter before O.S. turns 18 years old, the trial court will not be able to proceed on remand before it loses … Read more

J.S. v. R.S.S.

#FamilyLaw #Custody 04/14/20- J.S. (“Father”) appealed from the order, awarding sole legal and primary physical custody of the parties’ daughter, A.S. (“Child”), to R.S.S. (“Mother”). Father argued that the trial court lacked subject matter jurisdiction to enter the order and erred by denying his motion to continue the custody hearing. The Superior Court affirmed.Father maintained … Read more