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2008-UP-544 - Charleston County DSS v. Micah Q.

THIS OPINION HAS NO PRECEDENTIAL VALUE.  IT SHOULD NOT BE CITED OR RELIED ON AS PRECEDENT IN ANY PROCEEDING EXCEPT AS PROVIDED BY RULE 239(d)(2), SCACR.

THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA
In The Court of Appeals

Charleston County Department of Social Services, Respondent,

v.

Krystal H., Micah Q. and John Doe, Defendants,

Of Whom Micah Q. is the Appellant.

In the interest of S.H., a child under the age of 18.


Appeal From Charleston County
Judy Bridges McMahon, Family Court Judge


Unpublished Opinion No. 2008-UP-544
Submitted September 1, 2008 – Filed September 29, 2008  


AFFIRMED


Ellen H. Bentz, of Charleston, for Appellant.

Bonnie T Brisbane, of North Charleston, for Respondent.

Suzanne E. Groff, of Charleston, for Guardian Ad Litem.

PER CURIAM: Micah Q. appeals from the family court’s order terminating his parental rights to his minor child.  See S.C. Code Ann. § 20-7-1572 (Supp. 2007).  Upon a thorough review of the record and the family court’s findings of fact and conclusions of law, pursuant to Ex Parte Cauthen, 291 S.C. 465, 354 S.E.2d 381 (1987), we find no meritorious issues warrant briefing.  Accordingly, we affirm the family court’s ruling and relieve counsel.

AFFIRMED.[1]

HEARN, C.J., CURETON, A.J., and GOOLSBY, A.J., concur.


[1]  We decide this case without oral argument pursuant to Rule 215, SCACR.