IN THE MATTER OF FRANKIE P. (ANONYMOUS), JR. NEW YORK FOUNDLING HOSPITAL PETITIONERS-res, ROSA M. H. (ANONYMOUS), res, FRANCISCO P. (ANONYMOUS), NONPARTY-ap — Appeal by Francisco P. from an order of the Family Court, Kings County, dated December 20, 2012.

On the Court's own motion, it is

ORDERED that the parties or their attorneys are directed to show cause before this Court why an order should or should not be made dismissing the appeal in the above-entitled proceeding on the ground that the order dated December 20, 2012, was entered upon the default of Francisco P. (see CPLR 5511), by each filing an affirmation or affidavit on that issue in the office of the Clerk of this Court and serving one copy of the same on each other on or before March 13, 2013; and it is further,

ORDERED that the Clerk of this Court, or her designee, is directed to serve a copy of this order to show cause upon the parties or their attorneys, by regular mail.

BALKIN, J.P., CHAMBERS, ROMAN and HINDS-RADIX, JJ., concur.