In the Matter of CHARLES K., Tompkins County Department of Social Services, respondent



Appeal from an order of the Family Court of Tompkins County

(Rowley, J.), entered January 25, 2012, which granted

petitioner's application, in a proceeding pursuant to Social

Services Law ยง 384-b, to adjudicate respondent's children to be

permanently neglected.

ORDERED that the order is affirmed, without costs.

Calendar Date: October 18, 2012

Before: Mercure, J.P., Spain, Stein, McCarthy and Garry,


Pamela B. Bleiwas, Ithaca, for appellant.

Joseph Cassidy, Tompkins County Department of Social

Services, Ithaca, for respondent.

Steven J. Getman, Ovid, attorney for the children.



Steven Getman Attorney Franklin & Gabriel Law Office

Steven Getman County Assigned Counsel, 2008-2011

Steven Getman Seneca County Stop-DWI Coordinator, 2007

Steven Getman Seneca County Attorney, 2002-2007

Steven Getman Seneca County Social Services Attorney, 1995-2001

Steven Getman Attorney Midey & Swinehart, 1995-2001

Steven Getman Seneca County Public Defender, 1995

Steven Getman Seneca County Law Guardian Panel, 1992-1995


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Published In: Family Law Updates

Reference Info:Decision | State, 2nd Circuit, New York | United States