Details for SUMMONS FOR SERVICE BY PUBLICATION & NOTICE OF CHILD IN NEED OF SERVICES HEARING

STATE OF INDIANA)

COUNTY OF MARTIN) SS:

IN THE MARTIN CIRCUIT COURT CAUSE NO. 51C01-2205-JC-000017

IN THE MATTER OF:

RLP - DOB 5/13/2016

A CHILD ALLEGED TO BE

A CHILD IN NEED OF SERVICES

AND

BRITTANY FLICK (BIOLOGICAL MOTHER)AND

CHRISTOPHER PATE

(BIOLOGICAL FATHER)

TO: Christopher Pate

Whereabouts unknown

SUMMONS FOR SERVICE BY

PUBLICATION &

NOTICE OF CHILD IN NEED OF SERVICES HEARING

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN to the above noted parent whose whereabouts are unknown, that the Indiana Department of Child Services has filed its Verified Petition Alleging the child to be in Need of Services, in accordance with I.C. 31-34-9-3, and that an adjudication hearing has been scheduled with the Court.

YOU ARE HEREBY COMMANDED to appear before the Judge of the Martin Circuit Court, 111 Main Street, Shoals, IN 47581 - 812-247-3652 for a(n) Fact Finding Hearing on 8/24/2022 at 1:00 p.m.

This hearing will also be a Continued Initial Hearing for Christopher Pate.

At said hearing, the Court will consider the Petition and evidence thereon and will render its decision as to whether the above named minor child is child in need of services and shall enter adjudication accordingly. Your failure to appear after lawful notice will be deemed as your default and waiver to be present at said hearing.

UPON ENTRY OF SAID ADJUDICATION, A DISPOSITIONAL HEARING will be held in which the Court will consider (1) Alternatives for the care, treatment, or rehabilitation for the child; (2) The necessity, nature, and extent of your participation in the program of care, treatment, or rehabilitation for the child; and (3) Your financial responsibility for any services provided for the parent, guardian or custodian of the child including child support.

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, an adjudication on said petition, judgment by default may be entered against you, or the court may proceed in your absence, without further notice.

Gerald D. Montgomery,

Clerk

Marilyn Tucker Fullen, 26929-49

Attorney, Indiana Department

of Child Services

609 Ravine Street

Shoals, Indiana 47581

Office: (812)-723-2313

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