Notice of Hearing on Petition for Termination Parent-Child Relationship

IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF ARIZONA IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF MARICOPA JUVENILE DIVISION CASE NO. JS518887 NOTICE OF HEARING ON PETITION FOR TERMINATION PARENT-CHILD RELATIONSHIP In the Matter of the Adoption of: QUINTON DAVONTE MATA, DOB: June 4, 2015, Person under 18 years of age. TO: IAN POWERS Petitioners, ACE VICEO AND MARISOLE EZABELLA MATA, having filed with this Court a verified Petition to Terminate Parent-Child Relationship between QUINTON DAVONTE MATA and his Potential Father, IAN POWERS. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a hearing on the Petition to Terminate Parent-Child Relationship is scheduled for the 31st day of August 2018, at the hour of 9:30 o’clock, a.m., before the Honorable Steven P. Lynch or Assigned Judicial Officer in the Maricopa County Superior Court, Juvenile Division located at: 1810 S. Lewis Street, Mesa, Arizona 85210, for the purpose of determining whether any parent named herein is contesting the allegations in the Petition for Termination. You have a right to appear as a party in this proceeding. The failure of a parent to appear at the initial hearing, the pretrial conference, the status conference or the termination adjudication hearing without good cause may result in an adjudication terminating the parent-child relationship of that parent. Failure to appear at a hearing may result in a finding that the parent has waived legal rights, including the right to trial to a jury, and is deemed to have admitted the allegations in the motion or petition for termination. The parent shall be advised that the hearings may go forward in the absence of the parent and may result in the termination of parental rights based upon the record and evidence presented. In the event a named parent appears and enters a contest to the allegations; a trial will be scheduled for a later date. If a named parent does not contest the allegations, then that parent’s rights shall be terminated on the above date and time. The above-named individual may obtain a copy of the Notice of Hearing and Petition to Terminate Parent-Child Relationship by submitting a written request to: Cory A. Stuart, Attorney at Law, 1490 S. Price Rd, Ste. 318, Chandler, AZ 85286. At the initial hearing, an attorney will be appointed to represent any parent named herein if the parent wants a lawyer and if the parent cannot afford to hire one. That parent will be required to sign a financial affidavit and may be required to pay some or all of the cost of the attorney. A request for reasonable accommodation for persons with disabilities must be made to the Court by parties at least three (3) working days in advance of a scheduled court proceeding. RESPECTFULLY SUBMITTED this 8th day of June, 2018. STUART & BLACKWELL, PLLC By: Cory A. Stuart, Esq. Attorney for Petitioners Published June 12, 19, 26 & July 3, 2018. BT53017

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Publication: Miscellaneous

Section: Legals

Start Date: 2018/06/12

End Date: 2018/07/03

Court Number: JS518887

Owner: Stuart & Blackwell, PLLC

City: CHANDLER

County: Multnomah