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2009-UP-200 - Charleston County Department of Social Services v. T.W.

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THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA
In The Court of Appeals

Charleston County Department of Social Services, Respondent,

v.

T.W., J.J., and K.W., Defendants,

of whom T.W. is Appellant.

In the interest of two minor children under the age of 18 years.


Appeal from Charleston County
Judy L. McMahon, Family Court Judge


Unpublished Opinion No.  2009-UP-200
Submitted May 1, 2009 – Filed May 15, 2009


AFFIRMED


Gregory A DeLuca, of Goose Creek, for Appellant.

Frampton Durban, Jr., of North Charleston, for Respondent.

Amanda B. Keaveny, of Charleston, for Guardian Ad Litem.

PER CURIAM: T.W. (Mother). appeals from the family court's order requiring entry of her name into the Central Registry of Child Abuse and Neglect, enjoining her children's custodial grandparents from allowing any contact with Mother, and authorizing DSS to forego reasonable efforts to reunite Mother's family.  See S.C. Code Ann. §§ 63-7-1640, 63-7-1940(C) (2008).

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.[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.