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INTERSTATE JURISDICTIONAL CUSTODY DISPUTES

The recent reported Court of Special Appeals decision Cabrera v. Mercado, filed on September 28, 2016, is a complicated custody case involving a married couple’s infant child, with allegations of domestic violence, flight by one of the parties, and custody actions initiated in two jurisdictions: one filed by the husband in the Circuit Court for
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MARYLAND LAWMAKERS ADDRESS REPSONSIBILITY FOR MENTAL HEALTH TREATMENT OF CITIZENS IN NEED

 The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is the state government office in charge of providing mental health services to the citizens of Maryland.  Judges, attorneys and people in need of help have become frustrated with the Department’s failure to provide psychological services as required by the Constitution.  Maryland law requires that people charged with
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