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Summons – Service By Publication



STATE OF INDIANA                                           )

) SS:

COUNTY OF PARKE                                          )

Cause No. 61C01 1903 PL 78

JACK M. THOMPSON and                              )

DAWN A. THOMPSON,                                   )


Plaintiff                                                               )


-v-                                                                       )


JEAN SHUMAKER a/k/a Jean                   )

Shumaker Oats, only in her                          )

capacity as the personal                                )

representative of the Estate                         )

of C.S. (Samuel) Oats, Deceased                )

and as the trustee of the                              )

  1. Samuel Oats Trust,                            )

KENNY OATS, and Any other                   )

person claiming title to or                          )

an interest in the property                         )

commonly known as                                   )

821 U.S. Highway 41 North,                      )

Rockville, Indiana,                                      )


Defendants.                                                  )


The State of Indiana to the Defendants above named, and any other person who may be concerned:

You are notified that you have been sued in the Court above named.  The nature of the suit against you is a Complaint to Quiet Title.  Specifically the lawsuit seeks to have a declaration that you own no right or interest in real property previously owned of record by C.S. Oats, now owned by Jack M. Thompson and Dawn A. Thompson, commonly known as 821 U.S. Highway 41 North, Rockville, Parke County, Indiana and described as:

[Parcel I]

Lot Number Nine (9) in Woodland Plaza Subdivision in Adams Township, Parke County, Indiana, as per plat dated June 24, 1965 and recorded July 6, 1965 in Plat Book 3, page 46 in the Office of the Recorder of Parke County, Indiana.  EXCEPT the West 14.37 feet of even width deeded to State of Indiana.

[Parcel II]

ALSO: A part of the Northwest Quarter of Section Six (6), Township Fifteen (15) North, Range Seven (7) West more particularly described as follows, to-wit:

Commencing at the Southeast corner of Lot No. Nine (9) in Woodland Plaza Subdivision; running thence East fifty (50) feet to a point; thence North one hundred (100) feet to a point; thence West fifty (50) feet to the Northeast corner of Lot Number Nine (9) in said Woodland Plaza Subdivision; thence South along the East side of said Lot Number Nine (9) one hundred (100) feet to the place of beginning.

Tax Parcel Nos.



This Summons by Publication is directed to the following named Defendants whose whereabouts are unknown to me:

Any other person claiming title to or an interest in the property commonly known as 821 U.S. Highway 41 North, Rockville, Indiana

In addition to the above named Defendants being served by this Summons, there may be other Defendants who have an interest in this lawsuit.

If you have a claim for relief against the Plaintiff arising from the same transaction or occurrence, you must assert it in your written answer.

This notice is submitted for publication on three successive dates in a newspaper authorized by law to print legal notices, and located in the Indiana county where the lawsuit is pending.  You or an attorney-at-law in your behalf must answer the Complaint in writing within thirty (30) days after the last (third) date of publication.  If you fail to do so, a judgment may be entered against you by default for what the Plaintiff has demanded in the Complaint.


By /s/ Maura E. Binder

Maura E. Binder,

Attorney for Plaintiff

Maura E. Binder, Atty. No. 34314-22


Suite Four Hundred

41 East Washington Street

Indianapolis, Indiana  46204-3517



Stacie Jeffries

Clerk of the Parke County Circuit Court

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