Recent Memoranda of Decision

Memoranda of decision are listed on this page for approximately 60-90 days after they are issued.

Docket # Mem Dec # Case Title Date Subject Trial Judge Result
Ken-23-285 Mem 24-15 In re Children of Ashley C. 02/08/24 Termination of parental rights Nale Affirmed
Ken-23-296 Mem 24-14 In re Child of Ekaterina S. 02/01/24 Termination of parental rights Montgomery Affirmed
Oxf-23-345 Mem 24-13 Pat Doe v. Dillen Dorr 02/01/24 Protection from abuse Gorham Affirmed
Cum-23-288 Mem 24-12 In re Child of Danielle W. 02/01/24 Termination of parental rights Woodman Affirmed
Pen-23-209 Mem 24-11 Brittany R. Wood et al. v. John M. Oliveira 02/01/24 Contract Murray, A. Affirmed
Yor-23-302 Mem 24-10 William B. Daniel v. Jennifer M. McCoy 02/01/24 Divorce judgment Sutton Affirmed
Oxf-23-331 Mem 24-9 In re Child of Kayla F. 02/01/24 Jeopardy order Mohlar Affirmed
Pen-23-200 Mem 24-8 Zackary P. Moore v. Damon Straw 02/01/24 Protection from abuse Faircloth Affirmed
Oxf-23-220 Mem 24-7 State of Maine v. Mark D. Penley 02/01/24 Intentional or knowing murder Warren Affirmed
Yor-23-250 Mem 24-6 In re Child of Sarah B. 02/01/24 Termination of parental rights Moskowitz Affirmred
And-23-270 Mem 24-5 In re Children of Johnathan C. 01/09/24 Termination of parental rights Driscoll, S. Affirmed
Som-23-180 Mem 24-4 State of Maine v. Juan Espinal 01/09/24 Aggravated trafficking Mullen Affirmed
Cum-23-203 Mem 24-3 Hope Ireland v. Kevin R. Gleason 01/04/24 State jurisdiction Malia Affirmed
Aro-23-114 Mem 24-2 State of Maine v. Charles C. Lagasse 01/04/24 Gross sexual assault Nelson Affirmed
Cum-23-204 Mem 24-1 In re Child of Janelle G. 01/02/24 Jeopardy order Powers Affirmed
And-23-259 Mem 23-159 In re Child of Jonathan D. 12/28/23 Termination of parental rights Oram Affirmed
Cum-23-267 Mem 23-158 In re Child of Robert B. 12/28/23 Child protection Powers Affirmed
Cum-23-301 Mem 23-157 Elizabeth G. Lesniak v. Edward J. Lesniak III 12/28/23 Motion to modify French Affirmed
Pen-23-251 Mem 23-156 In re Children of Kayte E. 12/28/23 Child protection Roberts Affirmed
Aro-23-175 Mem 23-155 In re Guardianship by Jonathan H. et al. 12/28/23 Guardianship Dunleavy Affirmed
Han-23-291 Mem 23-154 In re Child of Davis B. 12/28/23 Child protection Harrigan Affirmed
Yor-23-219 Mem 23-153 In re Child of Jason L. 12/14/23 Termination of parental rights Duddy Affirmed
Cum-23-33 Mem 23-152 Petition of Loren Shuck for a Writ of Mandamus 12/14/23 Writ of Mandamus Horton Affirmed
Yor-22-316 Mem 23-151 Christine Catchick et al. v. Wendy Moulton et al. 12/12/23 Judgment of dismissal Douglas Affirmed
Sag-23-102 Mem 23-150 Lisa Keathley v. Scott Coombs et al. 12/12/23 Recovery of personal property Robinson Dismissed
Fra-23-212 Mem 23-149 In re Child of Thomas B. 12/7/23 Termination of parental rights Mohlar Affirmed
Lin-23-188 Mem 23-148 In re Children of Michelle B. 12/7/23 Termination of parental rights Gilbert Affirmed
Yor-23-217 Mem 23-147 In re Children of Brooke B. 12/7/23 Termination of parental rights Duddy Affirmed
Som-23-199 Mem 23-146 In re Children of Diana D. 12/7/23 Termination of parental rights Benson Affirmed
Aro-23-128 Mem 23-145 State of Maine v. Ray A. Galpin 12/7/23 Conviction of sexual abuse of a minor Nelson Affirmed
Cum-23-206 Mem 23-144 In re Child of Kariann V. 12/7/23 Termination of parental rights Nofsinger Affirmed
Pen-23-184 Mem 23-143 In re Child of Laura M. 12/7/ 23 Termination of parental rights Szylvian Affirmed
Ken-23-226 Mem 23-142 In re Child of Reinah E. 12/7/23 Termination of parental rights Montgomery Affirmed
Fra-23-234 Mem 23-141 Pat Doe v. Ryan Richards 12/7/23 Protection from abuse Mitchell, Daniel J. Affirmed
Han-23-91 Mem 23-140 In re Childen of Jullian M. 11/28/23 Termination of parental rights Harrigan Affirmed
Yor-23-201 Mem 23-139 Jessica MacDonald v. Ashley Vieira 11/14/23 Protection from harassment Martemucci Affirmed
And-23-164 Mem 23-138 In re Child of Jaime M. 11/7/23 Termination of parental rights Ham-Thompson, J. Affirmed
Han-23-71 Mem 23-137 State of Maine v. Ralph H. Mathis III 11/2/23 Traffic violations Goranites, J. Affirmed
Cum-23-205 Mem 23-136 In re Child of Lillian J. 11/2/23 Termination of parental rights Powers, J. Affirmed
Pen-23-141 Mem 23-135 In re Child of Jerika C. 11/2/23 Termination of parental rights Oram, J. Affirmed
Aro-23-178 Mem 23-134 In re Child of Yulonda M. 10/26/23 Termination of parental rights Linthicum, J. Affirmed
Kno-23-132 Mem 23-133 Willis C. Silverwood v. Isabelle B. Troadec 10/26/23 Parental rights and responsibilities Martin, J. Affirmed
Sag-23-190 Mem 23-132 Sophie Sawyer v. Michael McGlinchey 10/26/23 Parental rights and responsibilities Robinson, J. Affirmed
Lin-23-140 Mem 23-131 In re Child of Robert J. 10/26/23 Termination of parental rights Gilbert, J. Affirmed
Pen-23-86 Mem 23-130 Glen Plourde v. Pat Doe 10/26/23 Damages Roberts, J. Affirmed
Wal-23-92 Mem 23-129 248 Northport, LLC v. Kinsale Insurance Company Corporate Trust 10/26/23 Motion to dismiss R. Murray, J. Affirmed
And-23-6 Mem 23-128 Farhiya H. Ali v. Salat Mohamed et al. 10/26/23 Divorce judgment Archer, J. Affirmed
Cum-23-116 Mem 23-127 PeoplesChoice Credit Union v. Joleen M. Mitchell et al. 10/26/23 Foreclosure O'Neil, Jr. Affirmed
Pen-23-67 Mem 23-126 State of Maine v. Joshua C. McAuliffe 10/26/23 Domestic violence aggravated assault A. Murray, J. Affirmed
And-23-156 Mem 23-125 In re Child of Maria R. 10/26/23 Jeopardy S. Driscoll, J. Affirmed
Som-23-153 Mem 23-124 In re Child of Kymber C. 10/26/23 Termination of parental rights Nale, J. Affirmed
Oxf-23-151 Mem 23-123 In re Child of Jeremy B. 10/26/23 Termination of parental rights Churchill, J. Affirmed
Yor-23-137 Mem 23-122 Pat Doe v. Sarah M. Chagnon 10/26/23 Protection from abuse Tice, J. Affirmed
And-23-185 Mem 23-121 In re Child of Cody L. 10/26/23 Termination of parental rights Ham-Thompson, J. Affirmed
Sag-23-189 Mem 23-120 In re Children of Ashley S. 10/26/23 Termination of parental rights Robinson, J. Affirmed
Pen-23-167 Mem 23-119 Courtney M. Arthers v. Nicholas P. Arthes 10/26/23 Due process Faircloth, J. Affirmed
Oxf-23-152 Mem 23-118 In re Children of Wayne I. 10/19/23 Child protection Nofsinger, J. Affirmed
Cum-23-62 Mem 23-117 M.J. v. Portland Police Department 10/17/23 Dismissal of complaint O'Neil, J. Affirmed
Pen-23-93 Mem 23-116 In re Child of Laurine K. 10/17/23 Child protection Faircloth, J. Affirmed
Aro-23-79 Mem 23-115 Carrington Mortgage Services, LLC v. Roy L. Brisley et al. 10/17/23 Foreclosure Nelson, J. Affirmed
Cum-23-109 Mem 23-114 In re Child of Gunnar B. 10/12/23 Child protection Woodman, J. Affirmed
Sag-23-31 Mem 23-113 Boris F. Grib v. Town of Richmond et al. 10/10/23 Review of agency action Billings, J. Affirmed
Yor-23-45 Mem 23-112 In re Children of Crystal K. 10/10/23 Child protection Duddy, J. Affirmed
Ken-23-129 Mem 23-111 In re Children of Jeremy T. 10/10/23 Child protection Dow, J. Affirmed
Yor-23-23 Mem 23-110 Michael Donatelli et al. v. Town of Old Orchard Beach et al. 10/10/23 Summary judgment Mulhern, J. Affirmed
Wal-23-148 Mem 23-109 Larriean B. Pickford v. Jeremy C. Pickford

10/5/23

Protection from abuse E. Walker, J. Affirmed
Cum-23-111 Mem 23-108 In re Child of Felicia K. 10/5/23 Child protection Powers, A.R.J. Affirmed
Ken-23-18 Mem 23-107 U.S. Bank Trust National Association v. Cynthia M. Barna et al. 10/5/23 Motion to enlarge time to appeal Dow, J. Affirmed
Pen-23-95 Mem 23-106 Jason R. Pelletier v. Amanda L. Ripton 10/5/23 Motion to modify parental rights and responsibilities Faircloth, J. Affirmed
Fra-22-380 Mem 23-105 Pat Doe v. Zachary P. Moore 10/5/23 Protection from abuse Davis, C.J. Affirmed
Cum-23-94 Mem 23-104 In re Child of James K. 10/5/23 Child protection Churchill, J. Affirmed
Fra-23-112 Mem 23-103 In re Children of Dawn F. 10/5/23 Child protection Daniel Mitchell, J. Affirmed
Cum-23-110 Mem 23-102 In re Children of Branden C. 10/5/23 Child protection Powers, A.R.J. Affirmed
Kno-23-8 Mem 23-101 Steve Anctil v. Department of Corrections 10/5/23 Review of agency action Billings, J. Affirmed
Pen-23-126 Mem 23-100 Karl Bechtel v. Jody Green 10/3/23 Parental rights and responsibilities Larson, J. Affirmed