Source: July 27, 2015 Read More →

Civil Action No 15 JA 34-36

IN THE JUVENILE COURT OF CLAY COUNTY,
WEST VIRGINIA
THAT BEING THE JUVENILE COURT OF SAID COUNTY
IN RE: State v. A.R., D.R., D.C., et. al.
Case Nos. 15-JA-34-36
In the matter of DC, Infant Respondent, and the unknown whereabouts of the Adult Respondent Father of said infant, Michael Houston, Jr.
ORDER OF PUBLICATION
AND
NOTICE OF ANSWER
To:     MICHAEL HOUSTON, JR.
(The object of this action is to notify the Adult Respondent Father of a neglect and abuse petitioner herein filed so that said Adult Respondent Father may answer the same to protect their interest).
You are hereby notified that a neglect and abuse and/or abandonment petition has been filed with the Circuit Court of Clay County, West Virginia, on the 11th day of May 2015, and assigned Case Numbers 15-JA-34-36, wherein it is alleged that the Adult Respondent Father of Infant Respondent, DC (DOB: 12/10/2002) is Michael Houston, Jr., and that said Infant Respondents were placed in the custody of the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources on the 11th day of May 2015, with said Infant Respondents remaining in the care, custody and control of the said Department since that time in accordance with WV Code §49-6-3. You are hereby notified that you have the right to answer said petition and you have the right to have counsel present at all stages of these proceedings and ALL PROCEEDINGS CAN RESULT IN THE PERMANENT TERMINATION OF CUSTODIAL AND PARENTAL RIGHTS TO SAID INFANT CHILD.
Accordingly, it is ORDERED that Michael Houston, Jr., shall appear before the Honorable Jack Alsop on the 18th day of June 2015, at 9:00 a.m., at the Clay County Courthouse, 246 Main Street, Clay, West Virginia, otherwise judgment by default will be taken against them at any time thereafter, and termination of your custodial and parental rights may be ordered by the Court.
A copy of said Petition can be obtained from the Office of the Circuit Clerk of Clay County, West Virginia at the Clay County Courthouse, Clay, West Virginia.
STATE OF WEST VIRGINIA AND WEST VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN RESOURCES, CHILD PROTECTIVE SERVICES DIVISION
BY: Jim E. Samples, Prosecuting Attorney, Clay County, West Virginia
Entered by the Clerk of said Court on the 26th day of May 2015.

Michael W. Asbury, Clerk of Court