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Legal Notice

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF FAYETTE COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA

IN THE INTEREST OF: Juvenile Abuse Neglect Nos.
R.L. 07/02/2018 20-JA-72
Judge Thomas H. Ewing

Adult Respondents:
Danielle Humphrey
Robert Lemaster
Or any man claiming to be the father of R.L.

ORDER OF PUBLICATION

To Whom It May Concern:

The purpose of this action is to protect the child respondent, R.L., from abuse and neglect. The Petitioner, the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, is seeking legal and physical custody of said child respondent, R.L. Further, the Petitioner is seeking to locate Robert Lemaster or any man claiming to be the father of R.L. Danielle Humphrey is the biological mother of R.L., who was born on July 2, 2018.
Counsel for the Petitioner, the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, is William C. Burdick, Assistant Prosecuting Attorney, 108 East Maple Avenue, Fayetteville, West Virginia, 25840.
It appearing that the whereabouts of Robert Lemaster or any man claiming to be the father of R.L. are presently unknown at this time, it is Ordered that Robert Lemaster or any man claiming to be the father of R.L. obtain from the Fayette County Circuit Clerk at the Fayette County Courthouse, Fayetteville, West Virginia, the Petition filed in this matter. Robert Lemaster or any man claiming to be the father of R.L., must appear and defend on or before Friday, June 4, 2021, at 2:00 p.m., in the Courtroom of the Honorable Thomas H. Ewing, Fayette County Courthouse Judicial Annex, Fayetteville, West Virginia, at which time an adjudicatory hearing will be held. Failure to answer and defend could result in a default judgment, and loss of parental rights.
Further, it is hereby Ordered that Robert Lemaster or any man claiming to be the father of R.L. be advised of his right to have counsel at every stage of these proceedings. Robert Lemaster or any man claiming to be the father of R.L. is further advised that such proceedings may result in the severance of parental rights and the transfer of custody of said child unto the Petitioner.
The child respondent, R.L., shall be represented by counsel at every stage of these proceedings. The Guardian ad Litem appointed for said children is Jamison Conrad, P.O. Drawer 958, Fayetteville, WV, 304.574.2800.
ENTERED by the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Fayette County this 9day of May, 2021.

WILLIAM C. BURDICK
Assistant Prosecuting Attorney

DEBORAH B. BLAKE, CLERK
Fayette County Circuit Court
Fayette County, West Virginia

ID: 502598