Superior Court of Washington County of

Superior Court of Washington County of Clark In re the Interest of: BABY BOY OLIVER DOB: 03/07/2017; Person Under the Age of 18. No. 17-5-00074-9 SUMMONS AND NOTICE OF PETITION AND HEARING BY PUBLICATION REGARDING TERMINATION OF PARENT-CHILD RELATIONSHIP OF NATURAL FATHER The State of Washington to CASEY: You have been designated as the Natural Father of the above-named child, BABY BOY OLIVER, born on March 7, 2017 in Portland, Oregon to JENNIFER OLIVER. A Petition for Termination of Parent-Child Relationship of Natural Father has been filed in the above-entitled court by Petitioners. The Petitioners are asking the Court for an order permanently terminating the parent-child relationship between you and the child named above, permanently terminating all of your rights to the child, so that the child may be adopted by the Petitioners herein. In order to defend this Petition, you must respond to the Petition by stating your defense in writing and by serving a copy upon the Petitioners at their attorney’s office at the address below within thirty (30) days of the receipt of this summons and notice or an order permanently terminating your parent-child relationship with the child by default will be entered. A default order is one where the Petitioners are entitled to what they ask for because you have not responded. If you serve a notice of appearance on the Petitioners’ attorney at the address below, you are entitled to notice before a default order may be entered. The court hearing on the Petition for Termination of Parent-Child Relationships shall be held on September 1, 2017 at 1:30 p.m. in the Clark County Family Court, at address: 1200 Franklin Street, 4th Floor, Vancouver, Washington 98660. YOUR FAILURE TO APPEAR AT THE HEARING MAY RESULT IN A DEFAULT ORDER PERMANENTLY TERMINATING ALL OF YOUR RIGHTS TO THE ABOVE-NAMED CHILDREN. You are further notified that any non-consenting parent, possible, or alleged father has a right to be represented by an attorney, and an attorney will be appointed for an indigent parent who requests an attorney. You have a right to file a claim of paternity under chapter 26.26 of the Revised Code of Washington. Your failure to file a claim of Paternity under chapter 26.26 of the Revised Code of Washington or to respond to the petition for termination of parent-child relationship which has been filed herein, within thirty (30) days of receipt of this summons is grounds to terminate your parent-child relationship with respect to the child. If the child is an Indian child as defined by the Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978, 25 U.S.C. 1901 et seq., and if you acknowledge paternity of the child or if your paternity of the child is established prior to the termination of the parent-child relationship, your parental rights may not be terminated unless you give valid consent to termination or your parent-child relationship is terminated involuntarily pursuant to chapter 26.33 or 13.34 RCW. One method of filing your response and serving a copy on the petitioner is to send them by certified mail with return receipt requested. DATED this 20th day of July, 2017. /s/ MARIE N. TILDEN, WSBA #16870 Attorney for Petitioners/Adoptive Parents FILE RESPONSE WITH: CLERK OF COURT Clark County Superior Court 1200 Franklin Street Vancouver, WA 98660 (360) 397-2292 SERVE COPY OF RESPONSE ON: Marie N. Tilden Attorney for Adoptive Parents 4001 Main St., #327 Vancouver, WA 98663 (360) 695-0290 Publish 07/26, 08/02, 08/09/2017. FGNT15906710

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Publication: OPC Legals

Section: OPC Legals

Start Date: 07/26/2017

End Date: 08/09/2017