SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK APPELLATE DIVISION SECOND JUDICIAL DEPARTMENT
June 30, 2009
IN THE MATTER OF MICHAEL J. O'CONNOR, ON BEHALF OF TANYA DALEY AND ALEX DALEY, APPELLANT,
WINIFRED M. ROSE, ET AL., RESPONDENTS.
In a child custody and visitation proceeding pursuant to Family Court Act article 6, Michael J. O'Connor, on behalf of Tanya Daley and Alex Daley, appeals, as limited by the brief and by a letter dated March 9, 2009, from so much of an order of the Family Court, Dutchess County (Sammarco, J.), dated March 26, 2008, as, without a hearing, granted that branch of the mother's motion which was to dismiss that branch of the petition which was to modify a prior custody order of the same court dated May 30, 2007, awarding the parents, upon their consent, joint legal custody of the subject children, so as to award the father sole legal custody of the children.
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This opinion is uncorrected and subject to revision before publication in the Official Reports.
A. GAIL PRUDENTI, P.J., STEVEN W. FISHER, HOWARD MILLER & PLUMMER E. LOTT, JJ.
(Docket No. V-5651-06, V-5652-06)
DECISION & ORDER
ORDERED that the order dated March 26, 2008, is affirmed insofar as appealed from, without costs or disbursements.
The Family Court properly granted, without a hearing, that branch of the mother's motion which was to dismiss that branch of the petition brought by Michael J. O'Connor, the original attorney for the children, which was to modify a prior consent order of the same court dated May 30, 2007, providing for joint legal custody of the subject children, so as to award sole legal custody for the father (see Matter of Jackson v Ganji, 277 AD2d 383; Teuschler v Teuschler, 242 AD2d 289).
PRUDENTI, P.J., FISHER, MILLER and LOTT, JJ., concur.
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