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2008-UP-642 - SCDSS v. Willie B.

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

South Carolina Department of Social Services, Respondent,

v.

Willie B. Appellant.

In the interest of N.B., a minor under the age of 18.


Appeal From Williamsburg County
George M. McFaddin, Jr., Family Court Judge


Unpublished Opinion No. 2008-UP-642
Submitted November 3, 2008 – Filed November 17, 2008   


AFFIRMED


Marian D. Nettles, of Lake City, for Appellant.

Helen T. McFadden, of Kingstree, for Respondent.

PER CURIAM: Willie B. appeals from the family court’s order requiring entry of his name into the South Carolina Department of Social Services Central Registry for Child Abuse and Neglect.  See S.C. Code Ann. § 20-7-650(O) (Supp. 2007).[1]  After 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), and S.C. Dep’t of Soc. Servs. v. Frederick Downer, Sr., S.C. Sup. Ct. Order dated February 2, 2005 (expanding the procedure set forth in Cauthen to situations where an indigent person appeals from an order imposing measures, other than the termination of parental rights, which are based upon child abuse and neglect), the family court’s order is

AFFIRMED.[2]

HEARN, C.J., SHORT and KONDUROS, JJ., concur.


[1]Repealed by Act No. 361, 2008 S.C. Acts 3623, which created Title 63 and transferred provisions from Chapter 7, Title 20 to Title 63. 

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