• Jan 22 2013 (Date Decided)
  • Dillon, J.P.; Balkin, Chambers and Priscilla Hall, JJ.
MATTER OF LUIS A. M. C. (ANONYMOUS). SUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES, res; WENDY M. (ANONYMOUS) ap — (DOCKET NOS. B-6436-10, B-6438-10)In two related proceedings pursuant to Social Services Law §384-b to terminate parental rights on the ground of permanent neglect, the mother and the father separately appeal, as limited by their respective briefs, from so much of an order of fact-finding and disposition of the Family Court, Suffolk County (Budd, J.), dated August 18, 2011, as, after fact-finding and dispositional hearings, found that the mother and the father, respectively, permanently neglected the subject child, and upon their respective defaults in appearing at the dispositional hearing, terminated their respective parental rights, and transferred custody and guardianship of the child to the Suffolk County Department of Social Services for the purpose of adoption.

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