Source: April 15, 2015 Read More →

ORDER OF PUBLICATION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF RALEIGH COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA IN THE INTEREST OF Juvenile Abuse Neglect Nos. Kayden Thomas 08/20/2009 15-JA-060-K Bethanie Thomas 10/17/2001 15-JA-061-K Christian Thomas 10/31/2000 15-JA-062-K Timothy Thomas 02/12/1998 15-JA-063-K Judge H.L. Kirkpatrick III, Division 10 ORDER OF PUBLICATION TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: The purpose of this action is to determine guardianship of Kayden Thomas, DOB August 20, 2009, Bethanie Thomas, DOB October 17, 2001, Christian Thomas, DOB October 31, 2000 and Timothy Thomas, DOB February 12, 1998. 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, Kayden Thomas, 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, Kayden Thomas, appear in the Office of the Honorable H.L. Kirkpatrick III, Judge of the Circuit Court of Raleigh County, West Virginia, for a preliminary hearing, on Monday, the 20th day of April, 2015, at 11:00 a.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 any known or unknown father, or any named or unnamed father, or anyone claiming paternity of infant child, Kayden Thomas, 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 9th day of April, 2015. W.F. RICHMOND, JR. (BAR ID 3095) ASSISTANT PROSECUTING ATTORNEY PAUL H. FLANAGAN CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT 4-22-WED-2-RH L 2839