ABBOTT, FIRM, LLC THENOTICE TO APPEAR STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY OF FULTON
IN THE JUVENILE COURT OF FULTON COUNTY. In the interest of T. Smith, Sex: M, Age: 08, DOB: 10/19/04, File Number: 200862.
TO: TEON RICHARDSON, PUTATIVE FATHER, WHEREABOUTS UNKNOWN, AND ANY UNKNOWN OR UNNAMED BIOLOGICAL, LEGAL OR PUTATIVE FATHER.
GREETINGS: Pursuant to Order of this Court, you are hereby notified that on November 7, 2012 a MOTION FOR NON-REUNIFICATION and a PETITION TO MODIFY LEGAL CUSTODY
were filed in this Court by the Georgia Department of Human Services, though its agent, Fulton County Department of Family and Children Services, by Maya Miller, case manager, whose address is 5710 Stonewall Tell Road, College Park, Georgia 30349, alleging the whereabouts of the above-named parties are unknown. The Motion asks the Court to issue an order authorizing the Department to cease providing reunification services pursuant to O.C.G.A. 15-11-41(i). The Petition asks the Court to transfer legal custody of the above-named child to a relative until the child turns eighteen (18) years old pursuant to O.C.G.A. Section 15-11-38 (i). A free copy of the Petitions may be obtained from the Clerk of the Juvenile Court of Fulton County, 395 Pryor Street, Atlanta, Georgia 30312, on any day, Monday through Friday, between the hours 8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
You are hereby commanded to be and appear at the Fulton County Juvenile Court, 395 Pryor Street, Atlanta, Georgia 30312 on November 29, 2012 at 8:30 a.m.
show cause why the request of the Department that the Court issue an order authorizing the Department to cease providing reunification services and to transfer legal custody of the above-named child should not be granted. You may file in the office of the Clerk of this Court and serve upon Plaintiff's attorney, Leslie Y. Abbott, The Abbott Firm, L.L.C., 2001 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive, Suite 306, Atlanta, Georgia 30310, within sixty (60) days of the date of the first publication, your answer to the Department's petition.
A party is entitled to counsel in these proceedings and the Court will appoint an attorney for you if you are unable, without undue financial hardship to employ counsel.
Notice is hereby given that prior to a final hearing, a provisional hearing may be conducted by the Court pursuant to O.C.G.A. 15-11-39.2. Findings of Fact and orders of disposition made at the provisional hearing may become final at a final hearing unless parties served by publication appear at the final hearing.
WITNESS, the Honorable Belinda E. Edwards, Judge
This the 14th day of November, 2012
EDWIN T. BELL,
CLERK OF JUVENILE COURT