THIS OPINION HAS NO PRECEDENTIAL VALUE. IT SHOULD NOT BE CITED OR RELIED ON AS PRECEDENT IN ANY PROCEEDING EXCEPT AS PROVIDED BY RULE 268(d)(2), SCACR.
THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA
In The Court of Appeals
South Carolina Department of Social Services, Respondent,
Sue S. and Laverne J., Defendants,Of whom Laverne J. is the Appellant.
In the Interest of M.J., a minor child under the age of 18.
Appeal From Lee County
George M. McFaddin, Jr., Family Court Judge
Unpublished Opinion No. 2010-UP-094
Submitted February 1, 2010 – Filed February 4, 2010
Jacob H. Jennings, of Bishopville, for Appellant.
Deborah Truett Nielsen, of Sumter, for Respondent.
Edgar R. Donnald, Jr., of Sumter, for Guardian Ad Litem.
PER CURIAM: Laverne J. appeals from the family court's order terminating his parental rights to his minor child. See S.C. Code Ann. § 63-7-2570 (2008). 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.
WILLIAMS, KONDUROS, JJ., and CURETON, A.J., concur.
 We decide this case without oral argument pursuant to Rule 215, SCACR.