South Carolina Department of Social Services v. Directo, 121616 SCCA, 2016-UP-518

Docket Nº:2016-UP-518
Opinion Judge:PER CURIAM:
Party Name:South Carolina Department of Social Services, Respondent, v. Ashley Directo, Phillip Young, and John Doe, Defendants, Of whom Phillip Young is the Appellant. In the interest of a minor under the age of eighteen. Appellate Case No. 2016-000682
Attorney:John Brandt Rucker and Allyson Sue Rucker, of Brandt Rucker Attorney At Law, of Greenville, for Appellant. Richard Whitney Allen, of The Law Offices of Richard W. Allen, L.L.C., of Laurens; and Amanda Brooke Stiles, of the South Carolina Department of Social Services, of Spartanburg, for Responde...
Judge Panel:LOCKEMY, C. J, and KONDUROS and MCDONALD, JJ, concur
Case Date:December 16, 2016
Court:Court of Appeals of South Carolina
 
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South Carolina Department of Social Services, Respondent,

v.

Ashley Directo, Phillip Young, and John Doe, Defendants,

Of whom Phillip Young is the Appellant.

In the interest of a minor under the age of eighteen.

Appellate Case No. 2016-000682

No. 2016-UP-518

Court of Appeals of South Carolina

December 16, 2016

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.

Submitted November 29, 2016

Appeal From Spartanburg County Phillip K. Sinclair, Family Court Judge

John Brandt Rucker and Allyson Sue Rucker, of Brandt Rucker Attorney At Law, of Greenville, for Appellant.

Richard Whitney Allen, of The Law Offices of Richard W. Allen, L.L.C., of Laurens; and Amanda Brooke Stiles, of the South Carolina Department of Social Services, of Spartanburg, for Respondent.

Wendy Nicole Griffith, of Talley Law Firm, P.A., of Spartanburg, for the Guardian ad Litem.

PER CURIAM:

Phillip Young appeals the family court's final order terminating his parental rights to his minor child. See S.C. Code Ann. § 63-7-2570 (Supp. 2016). Upon a thorough review of the record and the family court's findings of facts and conclusions of law pursuant to Ex Parte Cauthen, 291 S.C. 465, 354 S.E.2d 381 (1987), we find no meritorious issues...

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