NOTICE OF SERVICE OF PROCESS BY PUBLICATION STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA HAYWOOD COUNTY IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE DISTRICT COURT DIVISION IN RE SMITH, 13-JT-111 No. 33670 January 13, 20, & 27, 2017


Category: Legal Notices
Posted: Jan 13, 2017

TAKE NOTICE that a pleading seeking relief against you has been filed in the above‑entitled action.  The nature of the relief being sought is as follows:

PETITION FOR TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS

Filed October 5, 2016 in the District Court of Haywood County, North Carolina

TO:       RESPONDENT FATHER JAMES ALLEN SMITH

A written answer to the petition must be filed with the Clerk of Court who signed the petition within 30 days after service of the petition.  You are entitled to be appointed counsel and should contact the Haywood County Clerk of Court at (828) 454-6503 immediately to request counsel.  You are required to make a defense to such pleading no later than FEBRUARY 22, 2017.   Your failure to do so may result in the Petitioner, the Haywood County Health and Human Services Agency, receiving the relief that it seeks.

 

This the 13th day of January 2017

 

Rachael J. Hawes, Agency Attorney for Petitioner

Haywood County Health and Human Services Agency

157 Paragon Parkway, Suite 300

Clyde, North Carolina  28721

(828) 452-6620