IN THE MATTER OF SARAH C. (ANONYMOUS). ADMINISTRATION FOR CHILDRENS SERVICES, PETITIONER; CAROLINE C. (ANONYMOUS), res-res, ET AL., res, DISTRICT ATTORNEY OF KINGS COUNTY, ap — (PROCEEDING NO. 1) IN THE MATTER OF SHAWN C. (ANONYMOUS). ADMINISTRATION FOR CHILDRENS SERVICES, PETITIONER; CAROLINE C. (ANONYMOUS), res-res, ET AL., res, DISTRICT ATTORNEY OF KINGS COUNTY, ap — (PROCEEDING NO. 2) IN THE MATTER OF JOSEPH C. (ANONYMOUS). ADMINISTRATION FOR CHILDRENS SERVICES, PETITIONER; CAROLINE C. (ANONYMOUS), res-res, ET AL., res, DISTRICT ATTORNEY OF KINGS COUNTY, ap — (PROCEEDING NO. 3) IN THE MATTER OF JOSHUA C. (ANONYMOUS). ADMINISTRATION FOR CHILDRENS SERVICES, PETITIONER; CAROLINE C. (ANONYMOUS), res-res, ET AL., res, DISTRICT ATTORNEY OF KINGS COUNTY, ap — (PROCEEDING NO. 4) N-31167-09) — Appeal by District Attorney of Kings County from an order of the Family Court, Kings County, dated September 5, 2012. By order to show cause dated November 27, 2012, the parties or their attorneys were directed to show cause before this Court why an order should or should not be made and entered dismissing the appeal on the ground that the order was entered upon the default of the appealing party (see CPLR 5511) or on the ground that the order was issued ex parte and therefore no appeal lies (see CPLR 5704). Application by the appellant to withdraw the appeal.

Now, upon the order to show cause and the papers filed in response thereto, and upon the papers filed in support of the application and no papers having been filed in opposition or in relation thereto, it is

ORDERED that the application is granted, and the appeal is marked withdrawn, without costs or disbursements; and it is further,

ORDERED that the motion to dismiss the appeal is denied as academic.

RIVERA, J.P., LOTT, ROMAN and SGROI, JJ., concur.