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2010-UP-398 - SCDSS v. Olivia L.

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THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA
In The Court of Appeals

South Carolina Department of Social Services, Respondent,

   v.

Olivia L., Calvin A., and John Doe, Defendants,

Of whom Olivia L. and Calvin A. are the Appellants.

In the interest of four minor children under the age of 18.


Appeal From Barnwell County
Dale Moore Gable, Family Court Judge


Unpublished Opinion No. 2010-UP-398
Submitted September 1, 2010 – Filed September 13, 2010   


AFFIRMED


Christopher J. Moore and Pete Kumala, of Barnwell, for Appellants.

Amanda Frances Whittle, of Aiken, for Respondent.

Patrick McWilliams, of Aiken, for Guardian ad Litem.

PER CURIAM: Olivia L. and Calvin A. appeal from the family court's final order terminating their parental rights to their minor children.  See S.C. Code Ann. § 63-7-2570 (2010).  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]

FEW, C.J., WILLIAMS and KONDUROS, JJ., concur. 


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

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