NOTICE OF SERVICE OF PROCESS BY PUBLICATION
NORTH CAROLINA, WILKES COUNTY, IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE, DISTRICT COURT DIVISION, FILE NOS. 18 JT 000011 & 18 JT 000012, IN RE: G.L.A.B. AND G.M.L.B., MINOR JUVENILES
TO: JOHN DOE AND DIANDRE BROWN, ALLEGED FATHERS OF A FEMALE CHILD AND A MALE CHILD BORN AUGUST 14, 2017 IN ORANGE COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA, RESPONDENTS
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that a Petition seeking to terminate your parental rights with regard to female child and a male child born to Shayla Lachelle Hairston on August 14, 2017 in Orange County, North Carolina has been filed in the above matter. You are to answer this Petition no later than April 16, 2020. Upon your failure to answer the Petition by the date specified, an Order may be entered terminating your parental rights with regard to the above-named juveniles. Any counsel appointed previously and still representing you in an abuse, neglect, or dependency proceeding involving these children shall continue to represent you unless otherwise ordered by the Court.
If you are indigent and not already represented by appointed counsel, you are entitled to appointed counsel. You should contact Debbie Freeman in the Clerk of Superior Court’s office for Wilkes County, North Carolina, immediately. Her telephone number is (336) 651-4461, and her address is 500 Courthouse Drive, Wilkesboro, North Carolina, 28697.
The date, time and place of hearing for pre-trial hearing on the Petition will be mailed by the Clerk of Superior Court upon your filing an Answer or 30 days from April 16, 2020 if no Answer is filed. You are entitled to attend all hearings, and should keep the Clerk of Superior Court informed of your current mailing address. Failure to attend may result in the Court terminating your parental rights in your absence.
This 6th day of March, 2020.
By: Erika Leigh Hamby
Attorney for Wilkes County Dept. of Social Services
304 College Street
Wilkesboro, N.C. 28697
Telephone: (336) 903-7689
Fax: (336) 990-0409
N.C. State Bar: 39726