CYNTHIA MARIE LORYS, res, v. SHAWN POWELL, ap
- SUPREME COURT, APPELLATE DIVISION: SECOND JUDICIAL DEPARTMENT
- Feb 15 2013 (Date Decided)
- Skelos, J.P.; Leventhal, Hall and Sgroi, JJ.
IN THE MATTER OF CYNTHIA MARIE LORYS, res, v. SHAWN POWELL, ap — Appeal by Shawn Powell from an order of the Family Court, Westchester County, dated July 13, 2012. By order to show cause dated November 26, 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 in the above-entitled proceeding for failure to comply with a scheduling order dated October 4, 2012, issued pursuant to § 670.4(a)(2) of the rules of this Court (22 NYCRR 670.4[a]). Motion by the appellant pro se for leave to prosecute the appeal as a poor person and for the assignment of counsel.
Now, upon the order to show cause and no papers having been filed in response thereto, and upon the papers filed in support of the appellant's motion and the papers filed in opposition thereto, it is
ORDERED that the motion to dismiss the appeal is denied; and it is further,
ORDERED that the branch of the appellant's motion which is for leave to prosecute the appeal on the original papers is denied as unnecessary (see Family Ct Act § 1116), and the appeal will be heard on the original papers (including a certified transcript of the proceedings, if any) and on the briefs of the appellant, the respondent, and the attorney for the children, if any. The parties are directed to file nine copies of their respective briefs and to serve one copy on each other (22 NYCRR 670.9[d][ii]; Family Ct Act § 1116); and it is further,
ORDERED that the branches of the appellant's motion which are to waive the filing fee, for free transcripts, and for the assignment of counsel are denied; and it is further,
ORDERED that pursuant to § 670.4(a) of the rules of this Court (22 NYCRR 670.4[a]), the appeal in the above-entitled proceeding shall be perfected within 60 days after the receipt by the appellant of the transcripts of the minutes of the proceedings in the Family Court, and the appellant shall notify this Court by letter of the date the transcripts are received, or, in cases where there are no minutes of proceedings to be transcribed, within 60 days of the date of this order; and it is further,
ORDERED that within 30 days after the date of this order, the appellant shall file in the office of the Clerk of this Court one of the following:
(1) an affidavit or affirmation stating that there are no minutes of the Family Court proceeding to be transcribed for the appeal; or
(2) if there are such minutes, an affidavit or affirmation that the transcript has been received, and indicating the date that it was received; or
(3) if the transcript has not been received, an affidavit or affirmation stating that it has been ordered and paid for, the date thereof and the date by which the transcript is expected; or
(4) an affidavit or an affirmation withdrawing the appeal; and it is further,
ORDERED that if none of the above actions described in (1), (2), (3), or (4), above, has been taken within 30 days of the date of this order, the Clerk of the Court shall issue an order to all parties to the appeal to show cause why the appeal should or should not be dismissed.
SKELOS, J.P., LEVENTHAL, HALL and SGROI, JJ., concur.