SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK APPELLATE DIVISION SECOND JUDICIAL DEPARTMENT
May 25, 2010
IN THE MATTER OF ALYSE LARKIN, APPELLANT,
CALEB WHITE, RESPONDENT. (PROCEEDING NO. 1)
IN THE MATTER OF CALEB WHITE, RESPONDENT,
ALYSE LARKIN, APPELLANT. (PROCEEDING NO. 2)
In a child custody proceeding pursuant to Family Court Act article 6, the mother appeals from an order of the Family Court, Nassau County (Eisman, J.), dated April 14, 2009, which denied her motion for an award of an attorney's fee and costs.
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.
PETER B. SKELOS, J.P., JOSEPH COVELLO, L. PRISCILLA HALL & SANDRA L. SGROI, JJ.
(Docket Nos. V-9582-07, V-9760-07)
DECISION & ORDER
ORDERED that the order is affirmed, without costs or disbursements.
Contrary to the mother's contentions, the Family Court providently exercised its discretion in denying her motion for an award of an attorney's fee and costs (see Domestic Relations Law § 237[b]; see generally DeCabrera v Cabrera-Rosete, 70 NY2d 879; Matter of O'Shea v Parker, 16 AD3d 510, 511; Matter of O'Neil v O'Neil, 193 AD2d 16, 20).
SKELOS, J.P., COVELLO, HALL and SGROI, JJ., concur.
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