Raleigh

Legal Notice

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF RALEIGH COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA

IN THE INTEREST OF: Juvenile Abuse Neglect Nos.
Nie’gel Freeman DOB: 09-03-2010 2021-JA-036
Nie’layhia Freeman DOB: 09-15-2012 2021-JA-037
Nie’siah Freeman DOB: 01-29-2014 2021-JA-038
Nie’eem Dodson DOB: 04-06-2005 2021-JA-039
Nie’zerra Sheppard DOB: 07-24-2008 2021-JA-040
Judge H.L. Kirkpatrick, III, Division 10
Adult Respondents:
Niesha Dodson DOB: 09-20-1983 (offending)
Charles Freeman DOB: 11-17-1954 (non-offending)

ORDER OF PUBLICATION

TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN:

The purpose of this action is to determine guardianship of Nie’gel Freeman, DOB: 09-03-2010, Nie’Layhia Freeman, DOB: 09-15-2012, Nie’Siah Freeman, DOB: 01-29-2014, Nie’eem Dodson, DOB: 04-06-2005, and Nie’zerra Sheppard, DOB: 07-24-2008. Petitioner, the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, is seeking continued legal and physical custody of said child(ren), and/or Termination of Parental Rights.
It appearing that the whereabouts of Niesha Dodson or 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 child, appear in the Office of the Honorable Judge H.L. Kirkpatrick, III, Judge of the Circuit Court of Raleigh County, West Virginia, for a Dispositional Hearing, June 11, 2021 at 10:00 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 Niesha Dodson any known or unknown father, or of any named or unnamed father, or anyone claiming paternity of Nie’gel Freeman, DOB: 09-03-2010, Nie’Layhia Freeman, DOB: 09-15-2012, Nie’Siah Freeman, DOB: 01-29-2014, Nie’eem Dodson, DOB: 04-06-2005, Nie’zerra Sheppard, DOB: 07-24-2008, 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 child unto the Petitioner.
Entered by the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Raleigh County, West Virginia, on the 11th day of May, 2021.

/s/ DOMINICK CANGEMI (BAR ID 12871)
ASSISTANT PROSECUTING ATTORNEY
E-FILED 5/11/2021 11:42 AM
CC-41-2021-JA-36

Paul Flanagan
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT