TO: UNKNOWN FATHER OF H.M.L.
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED, pursuant to the provisions of W. Va. Code ç48-22-101 et seq., that a petition for adoption of your child, H.M.L., born 10/14/2005, has been filed in the Circuit Court of Wood County, West Virginia. The petition alleges that you are the childás birth father, and that you have abandoned hER.
You are advised that your parental rights to this child may be terminated in the adoption proceeding. If you wish to assert or exercise your parental rights to said child, you must appear and defend the petition within thirty (30) days following first publication of this notice, whichever date is later. Your failure to appear and defend will result in the permanent termination of your parental rights, and you may not appear in or receive further notice of the adoption proceedings.
You are further notified that a final adoption hearing will be held on May 11, 2015, at 10:15 a.m., or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard, before the Honorable J.D. Beane Circuit Judge, at the Wood County Courthouse, Parkersburg, West Virginia.
Apr 6, 13