Summons and Citation in the matter of of Declaring G.C. a Youth in Need of Care

Karen S. Townsend District Judge Department No. 4 Fourth Judicial District Missoula County Courthouse 200 West Broadway Missoula, Montana 59802 (406) 258-4774 MONTANA FOURTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, MISSOULA COUNTY SUMMONS AND CITATION Cause No. DN-18-78 Department No. 4 District Judge Karen S. Townsend IN THE MATTER OF DECLARING G.C. A YOUTH IN NEED OF CARE TO: NELSON EDMUND CLAY SMITH Re: G.C., born January 7, 2018 to Alicia Mitchell in Portland, OR YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services, Child and Family Services Division (CFS), 2677 Palmer, Suite 300, Missoula, Montana 59808, has filed a Petition for Emergency Protective Services, Adjudication as a Youth in Need of Care and Temporary Legal Custody. CFS has petitioned for temporary legal custody of G.C. for six months, or for said youth to be otherwise cared for; Now, Therefore, YOU ARE HEREBY CITED AND DIRECTED to appear on the 16th day of October, 2018 at 1:30 p.m. at the Courtroom of the above entitled Court at the Courthouse, 200 West Broadway, Missoula, Missoula County, Montana, then and there to show cause, if any you may have, why the above-named child should not be adjudicated a youth in need of care; why CFS should not be awarded temporary legal custody of G.C. for six months; why the Petition should not be granted or why said youth should not be otherwise cared for. You have the right to be represented by an attorney in these proceedings. If you are unable to afford an attorney, you may write to the judge at the address above and ask to have an attorney appointed for you. Your failure to appear at the hearing constitutes a denial of your interest in custody of the youth, which denial will result, without further notice of this proceeding or any subsequent proceeding, in judgment by default being entered for the relief requested in the Petition. A copy of the Petition hereinbefore referred to is filed with the Clerk of District Court for Missoula County, telephone: (406) 258-4780. WITNESS the Honorable Karen S. Townsend, Judge of the above-entitled Court and the Seal of this Court. ELECTRONICALLY SIGNED BY: s/ Hon. Judge Karen S. Townsend Wed., Sep. 5, 2018, 4:15:43 PM Published Sep. 18, 25 & Oct. 2, 2018. BT68306

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Publication: Miscellaneous

Section: Legals

Start Date: 2018/09/18

End Date: 2018/10/02

Owner: Missoula County Attorney's Office

City: MISSOULA

County: Multnomah