S.C. Dep't of Soc. Servs.v.Phagan

STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA In The Court of AppealsJan 3, 2019
Appellate Case No. 2018-001152 (S.C. Ct. App. Jan. 3, 2019)

Appellate Case No. 2018-001152 Unpublished Opinion No. 2019-UP-011

01-03-2019

South Carolina Department of Social Services, Respondent, v. Sharon Michelle Stewart Phagan and Joe Dan Reece, Jr., Appellants, In the interest of minors under the age of eighteen.

Rosalyn Henderson Myers, of Henderson Law Group, of Spartanburg, for Appellant Sharon Michelle Stewart Phagan. John Brandt Rucker and Allyson Sue Rucker, both of The Rucker Law Firm, LLC, of Greenville, for Appellant Joe Dan Reece. Kathryn J. Walsh, of the South Carolina Department of Social Services, of Spartanburg, for Respondent. Wendy Nicole Griffith, of the Talley Law Firm, P.A., of Spartanburg, for the Guardian ad Litem for the minor children. Cory Hughes, of Greenville, for the Guardian ad Litem for Appellant Sharon Michelle Stewart Phagan.


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. Appeal From Spartanburg County
Debra A. Matthews, Family Court Judge

AFFIRMED

Rosalyn Henderson Myers, of Henderson Law Group, of Spartanburg, for Appellant Sharon Michelle Stewart Phagan. John Brandt Rucker and Allyson Sue Rucker, both of The Rucker Law Firm, LLC, of Greenville, for Appellant Joe Dan Reece. Kathryn J. Walsh, of the South Carolina Department of Social Services, of Spartanburg, for Respondent. Wendy Nicole Griffith, of the Talley Law Firm, P.A., of Spartanburg, for the Guardian ad Litem for the minor children. Cory Hughes, of Greenville, for the Guardian ad Litem for Appellant Sharon Michelle Stewart Phagan. PER CURIAM : Sharon Phagan and Joe Reece, Jr., appeal the family court's final order terminating their parental rights to their minor children. See S.C. Code Ann. § 63-7-2570 (Supp. 2018). Upon a thorough review of the record and the family court's findings of fact and conclusions of law pursuant to Ex parte Cauthen, 291 S.C. 465, 354 S.E.2d 381 (1987), we find no meritorious issues warrant briefing. Accordingly, we affirm the family court's ruling and relieve Phagan's counsel and Reece's counsel. AFFIRMED. LOCKEMY, C.J., and THOMAS and GEATHERS, JJ., concur.

We decide this case without oral argument pursuant to Rule 215, SCACR. --------