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2010-UP-095 - SC DSS v. Karla T.

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,

   v.

Karla T., Stefan G., and John Doe, Defendants,

Of Whom Stefan G. is the Appellant.

In the interest of J.G. and K.G., two minor children under the age of 18.


Appeal From Lexington County
Deborah Neese, Family Court Judge


Unpublished Opinion No. 2010-UP-095
Submitted February 1, 2010 – Filed February 4, 2010  


AFFIRMED


Robert J. Barham and J. Todd Kincannon, of Columbia, for Appellant.

Montford S. Caughman and Rose M. McGregor, of Lexington, for Respondent.

David Gaffney, of Columbia, for Guardian Ad Litem.

PER CURIAM: Stefan G. appeals from the family court's final order terminating his parental rights to his minor children.  S.C. Code Ann. § 63-7-2570 (2009).  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 grant counsel's petition to be relieved.

AFFIRMED.[1]

WILLIAMS, KONDUROS, JJ., and CURETON, A.J., concur.   


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