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Legal Notice – Termination of Parent-Child Relationship

IN THE VIGO CIRCUIT COURT

STATE OF INDIANA       )

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COUNTY OF VIGO          )

CAUSE NUMBER: 84C01-2307-JT-000605

 

IN THE MATTER OF THE TERMINATION OF THE PARENT-CHILD RELATIONSHIP:

BD – DOB 5/3/2023 AND FATHER UNKNOWN (ALLEGED FATHER)
MOTHER UNKNOWN (BIOLOGICAL MOTHER) AND ANY UNKNOWN ALLEGED FATHERS

 

SUMMONS FOR SERVICE BY PUBLICATION & NOTICE OF TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS HEARING

 

TO: Father Unknown
Mother Unknown and
Any Unknown Alleged Father
Whereabouts unknown

 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN to the above noted parent whose whereabouts are unknown, as well as Any Unknown Alleged Fathers, whose whereabouts are also unknown, that the Indiana Department of Child Services has filed a Petition for Involuntary Termination of your Parental Rights, and that an adjudication hearing has been scheduled

with the Court.

 

YOU ARE HEREBY COMMANDED to appear before the Judge of the Vigo Circuit Court, 202 Crawford Street, Terre Haute, IN 47807 – 812-462-3414 for a(n) Hearing on Publication on 12/19/2023 at 9:30 AM and to answer the Petition for Termination of your Parental Rights of said child.

 

You are further notified that if the allegations in said petition are true, and/or if you fail to appear at the hearing, the Juvenile Court may terminate your parent-child relationship; and if the Court terminates your parent-child relationship you will lose all parental rights, powers, privileges, immunities, duties and obligations including any rights to custody, control, visitation, or support in said child; and if the Court terminates your parent-child relationship, it will be permanently terminated, and thereafter you may not contest an adoption or other placement of said child.

 

You are entitled to representation by an attorney, provided by the State if applicable, throughout these proceedings to terminate the parent-child relationship.  If you have been appointed an attorney in the Child in Need of Services action involving the above-named child(ren), that attorney may not be automatically appointed to represent you in these proceedings. You must appear at the hearing currently scheduled in this matter and request that the Court appoint an attorney to represent you in these proceedings to terminate the parent-child relationship.

 

YOU MUST RESPOND by appearing in person or by an attorney within thirty (30) days after the last publication of this notice, and in the event you fail to do so, adjudication on said petition and termination of your parental rights may be entered against you, in your absence, without further notice.

Clerk

Barry Bostrom, 11912-84
Attorney, Indiana Department of Child Services
Vigo County DCS Office
30 N. 8th Street
Terre Haute, IN 47807
FAX:  317-233-4219
Office:  812-234-0100

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