Legal 2 col x 5-1/4”
IN THE JUVENILE COURT OF CLAY COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA
THAT BEING THE JUVENILE COURT OF SAID COUNTY
IN RE: State v. L.W., Case Nos. 22-JA-42
In the matter of L.W., Infant, and the unknown whereabouts of David Wills, Adult Respondent Father of said Infant.
ORDER OF PUBLICATION
NOTICE OF ANSWER
To: David Wills
(The object of this action is to notify the Adult Respondent Father of an abuse and neglect petition herein filed so that said Adult Respondent Father may answer the same to protect their interest.)
You are hereby notified that an abuse and neglect and/or abandonment petition has been filed with the Circuit Court of Clay County, West Virginia, on the 1st day of August 2022, and assigned Case Number 22-JA-42, wherein it is alleged that the Adult Respondent Father of the Infant Respondent L.W. (DOB: 6/18/19), is David Wills, and that said Infant Respondent be placed in the custody of the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, with said Infant Respondent 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 the Adult Respondent Father, David Wills, shall appear before the Honorable Richard Facemire on the 6th day of September 2022, at 9:45 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 obtaining 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 16th day of August, 2022.