Source: January 15, 2015 Read More →

ORDER OF PUBLICATION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF FAYETTE COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA IN THE INTEREST OF Juvenile Abuse Neglect Nos. J.P. 01/18/2000 13-JA-98 E.P. 03/19/2001 13-JA-99 Judge John W. Hatcher, Jr. Adult Respondent: Jimmy Pettry ORDER OF PUBLICATION To Whom It May Concern: The purpose of this action is to protect the infant respondents, J.P. and E.P. from abuse and neglect. The Petitioner, the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, is seeking legal and physical custody of said child respondents, J.P. and E.P. Further, the Petitioner is seeking to locate adult respondent, Jimmy Pettry, the father of the infant respondents, J.P. and E.P. Counsel for the Petitioner, the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, is Jeffery T. Mauzy, Assistant Prosecuting Attorney, 108 East Maple Avenue, Fayetteville, West Virginia 25840. It appearing that the whereabouts of adult respondent, Jimmy Pettry, is presently unknown at this time, it is Ordered that adult respondent, Jimmy Pettry, obtain from the Fayette County Circuit Clerk at the Fayette County Courthouse, Fayetteville, West Virginia, the Petition filed in this matter. Jimmy Pettry must appear and defend on or before Thursday, January 22, 2015, at 11:30 a.m., in the Courtroom of the Honorable John W. Hatcher, Jr., Fayette County Courthouse, Fayetteville, West Virginia, at which time a termination of parental rights 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 the adult respondent, Jimmy Pettry, be advised of his right to have counsel at every stage of these proceedings and that counsel will be appointed if he 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. The infant respondents, J.P. and E.P. shall be represented by counsel at every stage of these proceedings. The Guardian ad Litem appointed for said children is Jamison T. Conrad, PO Drawer 958, Fayetteville, West Virginia 25840, Area Code (304) 574-2800. ENTERED by the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Fayette County this 14tj day of January, 2015. JEFFERY T. MAUZY Assistant Prosecuting Attorney DANIEL E. WRIGHT, CLERK Fayette County Circuit Court Fayette County, West Virginia 1-20-TUE-2-RH; L 2412