Assignment of Counsel.
Appeals by Annmarie D. and Nino C. from three orders of the Family Court, Richmond County, all dated April 3, 2017.
ORDER ON CERTIFICATION
Pursuant to Family Court Act §§ 1118 and 1120, and upon the certification of Anthony L. Katchen, Esq., dated May 1, 2017, it is
ORDERED that the appellant Nino C. is granted leave to proceed as a poor person on the appeals, and the following named attorney is assigned as counsel to prosecute the appeals on behalf of Nino C.:
and it is further,
ORDERED that assigned counsel shall promptly attempt to contact the appellant Nino C. at the address provided by the Court, and on or before May 29, 2017, shall notify the Case Manager assigned to the appeals, in writing, that he has done so and that either
ORDERED that the appeals will be heard on the original papers (including a certified transcript of the proceedings, if any) and on the briefs of the appellants, the respondent, and the attorney for the children, if any. The parties are directed to file nine copies of their respective briefs and to serve one copy on each other (22 NYCRR 670.9[d][ii]; Family Ct Act § 1116); and it is further,
ORDERED that the stenographer(s) and/or the transcription service(s) is/are required promptly to make and certify two transcripts of the proceedings, if any, except for those minutes previously transcribed and certified (22 NYCRR 671.9); in the case of stenographers, both transcripts shall be filed with the clerk of the Family Court, and the clerk of the Family Court shall furnish one of such certified transcripts to the counsel for Nino C., without charge; in the case of transcription services, one transcript shall be filed with the clerk of the Family Court and one transcript shall be delivered to the counsel for Nino C. Counsel for Nino C. is directed to provide copies of said transcripts to all of the other parties to the appeals, including the attorney for the children, if any, when counsel serves the brief of Nino C. upon those parties; and it is further,
ORDERED that the counsel for Nino C. shall prosecute the appeals expeditiously in accordance with any scheduling order or orders issued pursuant to § 670.4(a) of the rules of this Court (22 NYCRR 670.4[a]); and it is further,
ORDERED that upon a determination that the appellant Nino C. is interested in proceeding with the appeals, the assigned counsel is directed to serve a copy of this order upon the clerk of the court from which the appeals are taken.