NOTICE OF PROCEEDING AND SERVICE OF PROCESS BY PUBLICATION STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF WAKE IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE DISTRICT COURT DIVISION FILE NO. 12 JT 327
In Re: M.N.H., d.o.b. 8/19/2012
To: Marcus Lee Norman or unknown father, father of a female child born to Malia Hodge on 8/29/2012
TAKE NOTICE that a pleading seeking relief against you has been filed in the above entitled action in Wake County, North Carolina. The nature of the relief being sought is as follows: termination of your parental rights in the above-named child.
You are required to make defense to such pleading not later than 40 days from the first publication of this notice, February 13, 2014. If you fail to answer this petition, your parental rights will be terminated.
You are entitled to attend any hearing affecting your rights. You are entitled to have counsel appointed by the Court if you cannot afford one. If you are represented by a lawyer appointed previously in an abuse, neglect or dependency case, that lawyer will continue to represent you unless the Court orders otherwise. If you are not represented by a lawyer and want a court appointed lawyer, you are encouraged to contact immediately the following lawyer who has been temporarily assigned to represent you: Robert Brown 219 W. Martin Street, Raleigh, NC 27601, 919-235-0555. At the first hearing, the Court will determine whether you qualify for a court-appointed lawyer. If you do not qualify, the lawyer named above will be released. A pretrial hearing and a hearing on the petition to terminate parental rights will be held on February 17, 2014, at 2:00 p.m. in Courtroom 4C of the Wake County Courthouse.
This the 2nd day of January, 2014.
Attorney for Petitioner
P.O. Box 550
Raleigh, NC 27602
The Wake Forest Weekly
Jan. 2, 9, 16, 2014