NOTICE OF SERVICE OF PROCESS BY PUBLICATION
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA
IN THE GENERAL
COURT OF JUSTICE
DISTRICT COURT DIVISION
IN RE: WALKINGSTICK, a minor juvenile and WALKINGSTICK, a minor juvenile
FILE NOS. 14 JT 53 AND 14 JT 54
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:
ADJUDICATION OF A TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS PROCEEDING FOLLOWED BY A DISPOSITION CONSIDERING THE NEEDS OF THE JUVENILE WITH ENTRY OF AN ORDER DESIGNED TO MEET THOSE NEEDS AND THE OBJECTIVES OF THE STATE
Filed August 23, 2017, in the District Court in Swain County, North Carolina
TO:SERGIO SALANO HERNANDEZ
You are required to make a defense to such pleading no later than 45 days from the date of first publication of this notice and upon your failure to do so, the Petitioners, Christopher Douglas Parton and Rebecca Thomas Parton, seeking service against you, will apply to the Court for the relief sought.
If you are indigent you are entitled to appointed counsel. Counsel may be appointed to you by the Court at the first hearing after service. You should contact the Swain County Clerk of Court at 828-488-7400 for information regarding how to request and apply for counsel.
A dispositional order or a subsequent order may require certain actions of you or may terminate your parental rights.
Upon service, failure to comply with any order of the Court may cause the Court to issue a show cause order for contempt.
This the 30th day of November, 2017.
Kristy L. Parton
Attorney for Petitioner
Swain County Department of Social Services
PO Box 944
Sylva, NC 28779