Raleigh

Legal Notice

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF RALEIGH COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA

IN THE INTEREST OF: Juvenile Abuse Neglect Nos.
Micah Copenhaver 10/07/2020 2020-JA-145-D
Joshua Williams 09/08/2011 2020-JA-146-D
Lydia Williams 11/26/2012 2020-JA-147-D
Judge Andrew G. Dimlich, Division 10
Adult Respondents:
Samantha Williams 03/29/1989
Sandy Blake Copenhaver 05/28/1985
John Underwood 07/17/1985
Randle Breeden 11/25/1979

ORDER OF PUBLICATION

TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN:

The purpose of this action is to determine guardianship of Micah Copenhaver DOB: 10/7/2020. Petitioner, the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, is seeking continued legal and physical custody of said children, and/or Termination of Parental Rights.
It appearing that the whereabouts of any known or unknown father, or of any named or unnamed father, or of anyone claiming paternity of infant child, is presently unknown at this time, it is ORDERED that any known or unknown father, or any named or unnamed father, or anyone claiming paternity of infant children, appear in the Office of the Honorable Andrew G. Dimlich, Judge of the Circuit Court of Raleigh County, West Virginia, for a Continued Preliminary Hearing, June 16, 2021 at 11:00 a.m., of that day and object, or make other defense, to the Petition, otherwise guardianship of the child may be granted to the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, the parental rights of the father and mother terminated.
Further, it is hereby ORDERED that any known or unknown father, or any named or unnamed father, or anyone claiming paternity of Micah Copenhaver DOB: 10/7/2020. be advised of his right to have counsel at every stage of these proceedings and that counsel will be appointed if they cannot pay for the services of counsel and that such proceedings may result in the severance of parental rights and the transfer of custody of said children unto the Petitioner.
Entered by the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Raleigh County, West Virginia, on the 29th day of April, 2021.

/s/ DOMINICK CANGEMI (BAR ID 12871)
ASSISTANT PROSECUTING ATTORNEY

Paul Flanagan
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT