IN RE: BRANDON LEE V. (Anonymous).

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Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Second Department, New York.

IN RE: BRANDON LEE V. (Anonymous). Heart Share Human Services of New York, Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn, et al., respondents; German V. (Anonymous), appellant.  (Proceeding No. 1). In the Matter of Wesley German V. (Anonymous). Heart Share Human Services of New York, Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn, et al., respondents; German V. (Anonymous), appellant.  (Proceeding No. 2).

Decided: September 26, 2005

ROBERT W. SCHMIDT, J.P., SONDRA MILLER, FRED T. SANTUCCI, and PETER B. SKELOS, JJ. Dawn M. Shammas, Jamaica, N.Y., for the appellant. Wingate Kearney & Cullen, Brooklyn, N.Y. (Kimberly A. Miller of counsel), for respondent Heart Share Human Services of New York Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn. Steven Banks, New York, N.Y. (Judith Waksberg of counsel), and Proskauer Rose LLP, New York, N.Y. (Morgan E. Hankin of counsel), Law Guardian for the Children (one brief filed).

In two related proceedings pursuant to Social Services Law § 384-b to terminate parental rights on the ground of permanent neglect, the father appeals, as limited by his brief, from so much of two orders of fact-finding and disposition of the Family Court, Kings County (Freeman, J.) (one as to each child), each dated August 16, 2004, as, after a hearing, found that he permanently neglected his children Brandon Lee and Wesley German, terminated his parental rights, and transferred the guardianship and custody of the subject children to the petitioner Heart Share Human Services of New York, Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn, for purposes of adoption.

ORDERED that the orders are affirmed insofar as appealed from, without costs or disbursements (see Matter of “Female” V., 21 A.D.3d 1118, 803 N.Y.S.2d 636 [decided herewith] ).

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