L.T. v. Florida Department of Children and Families

2023-1449 | Fla. Dist. Ct. App. | Dec 26, 2023

F IRST D ISTRICT C OURT OF A PPEAL

S TATE OF F LORIDA _____________________________ No. 1D2023-1449 _____________________________ L.T., father of L.S.T., Jr., and T.N.T., minor children,

Appellant, v.

F LORIDA D EPARTMENT OF C HILDREN AND F AMILIES ,

Appellee. _____________________________ On appeal from the Circuit Court for Santa Rosa County. David J. Oberliesen, Judge.

December 26, 2023 P ER C URIAM . D ISMISSED . N.S.H. v. Dep’t of Child. & Fam. Servs. , 843 So. 2d 898 (Fla. 2003) (approving procedure that includes dismissal when, after counsel withdraws, the appellant fails to timely file his or her own brief in support of appeal of termination of parental rights). R OBERTS , R OWE , and R AY , JJ., concur.

_____________________________ Not final until disposition of any timely and authorized motion under Fla. R. App. P. 9.330 or 9.331 .

_____________________________ L.T., pro se, Appellant. Sarah J. Rumph, Children’s Legal Services, Tallahassee, for Appellee; Sara Elizabeth Goldfarb, Statewide Director of Appeals, and Caitlin E. Burke, Senior Attorney, Statewide Guardian ad Litem Office, Tallahassee, for Guardian ad Litem.

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