Source: December 29, 2014 Read More →

ORDER OF PUBLICATION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF RALEIGH COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA IN THE INTEREST OF Juvenile Abuse Neglect No. Thomas Pittman 10/22/2013 14-JA-075-B Christopher Pittman 12/11/2014 14-JA-279-B Judge Robert A. Burnside Jr., Division 10 ORDER OF PUBLICATION TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: The purpose of this action is to determine guardianship of Thomas Pittman, DOB October 22, 2013 and Christopher Pittman, DOB December 11, 2014. 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 William Fleshman, III, or of any known or unknown father, or of any named or unnamed father, or of anyone claiming paternity of infant child, Christopher Pittman, and the whereabouts of Brittany Pittman is presently unknown at this time, it is ORDERED that William Fleshman, III, or any known or unknown father, or any named or unnamed father, or of anyone claiming paternity of infant child, Christopher Pittman, and Brittany Pittman, appear in the Office of the Honorable Robert A. Burnside, Jr., Judge of the Circuit Court of Raleigh County, West Virginia, for a Preliminary Hearing, on Tuesday, the 6th day of January, 2015, at 2:30 p.m., of that day and object, or make other defense, to the Petition, otherwise guardianship of the children 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 William Fleshman, III, or any known or unknown father, or any named or unnamed father, or of anyone claiming paternity of infant child, Christopher Pittman, and Brittany Pittman, be advised of their 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 23rd day of December, 2014. W.F. RICHMOND, JR. ASSISTANT PROSECUTING ATTORNEY PAUL H. FLANAGAN CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT 1-5-MON-2-RH; L 2317