FAMILY COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK
COUNTY OF ERIE
Docket No.: B-17045-15
(Termination of Parental Rights)
In the Matter of the Commitment of Guardianship and Custody pursuant to § 384-b of the Social Services Law of Blake Martinez, DOB: 1/26/2015
A Child(ren) Under the Age of Eighteen Years
Alleged to be Abandoned by:
Respondent: Roberto Martinez
IN THE NAME OF THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK
To: Roberto Martinez
A petition having been filed in this Court dated the 25th day of November 2015, alleging that the above-named child(ren) in the care of THE ERIE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES should be committed to the guardianship and custody of THE ERIE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES;
YOU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED to appear before this Court at 1 Niagara Plaza, Buffalo, New York, on May 26, 2016, at 9:00 o’clock, Part 1 in the forenoon of that day to show cause why the Court should not enter an order committing the guardianship and custody of the child(ren) to the petitioning Agency as provided by law.
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that if guardianship and custody of the child(ren) are committed to the petitioning Agency, the child(ren) may be adopted with the consent of an authorized agency, without your consent or further notice to you.
PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that you have the right to be represented by a lawyer, and if the Court finds that you are unable to pay for a lawyer, you have the right to have a lawyer assigned by the Court.
If you fail to appear on the above-stated date or any future adjourned date, a default hearing will be held on that date in which the Court may determine the petition as provided by law.
By Order of the Court
Frank J. Boccio
Clerk of the Court
Published Apr. 20, 2016.