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In re Sheifa R.

SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK APPELLATE DIVISION SECOND JUDICIAL DEPARTMENT


December 9, 2008

IN THE MATTER OF SHEIFA R. (ANONYMOUS), APPELLANT.

In a juvenile delinquency proceeding pursuant to Family Court Act article 3, the appeal is from an order of disposition of the Family Court, Queens County (Lubow, J.), dated February 25, 2008, which, upon a fact-finding order of the same court dated October 16, 2007, made upon the appellant's admission, finding that the appellant had committed an act which, if committed by an adult, would have constituted the crime of sexual misconduct, adjudged him to be a juvenile delinquent and placed him on probation for a period of two years.

Published by New York State Law Reporting Bureau pursuant to Judiciary Law § 431.

This opinion is uncorrected and subject to revision before publication in the Official Reports.

ROBERT A. SPOLZINO, J.P., MARK C. DILLON, EDWARD D. CARNI and JOHN M. LEVENTHAL, JJ.

(Docket No. D-17498-07)

DECISION & ORDER

ORDERED that the order of disposition is affirmed, without costs or disbursements.

The Family Court properly exercised its discretion in adjudicating the appellant a juvenile delinquent rather than a person in need of supervision (see Family Ct Act § 311.4[2]; Matter of Michael OO, 53 AD3d 709; Matter of Angelo L., 240 AD2d 669).

SPOLZINO, J.P., DILLON, CARNI and LEVENTHAL, JJ., concur.

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