IN THE JUVENILE COURT FOR THE COUNTY OF WHITFIELD
STATE OF GEORGIA
IN THE INTEREST OF:
AGE: 14 YEARS
A CHILD UNDER 18 YEARS OF AGE
NOTICE OF SUMMONS
PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE GEORGIA STATE LAW
TO: Mandy Marie Stewart (Bowen)
You are hereby notified that a Petition seeking to terminate your parental rights to the above-named child was filed in the Juvenile Court of Whitfield County, Georgia, on October 15, 2019. The ground for termination is that the child is a dependent child under O.C.G.A. 15-11-2 and O.C.G.A. 15-11-310. A copy of the Petition may be obtained from the Office of the Clerk of the Whitfield County Juvenile Court located at 205 N. Selvidge Street, Dalton, Georgia. You are hereby notified that you are required to appear before the Juvenile Court of Whitfield County, Georgia in Dalton, Georgia on the 25th day of March, 2020, at 9:00 a.m. should you desire to contest the Petition. If you fail to appear, the court can terminate your rights in your absence. You should contact the office of the Whitfield County Juvenile Court at (706) 278-6558 immediately upon your receipt of this notice to obtain a copy of the petition and prepare for the court hearing. Pursuant to O.C.G.A. 15-11-283(c), notice is hereby given you may lose all rights to the above-captioned child and will not be entitled to object to the termination of your rights unless within thirty (30) days of receipt of this notice you file with the court (1) a petition to legitimate the child; and (2) notice of the filing of the petition to legitimate with the court in which this proceeding is pending.
WITNESS the Honorable G. Jason South, Judge of said Court.
This 16th day of December, 2019.
Amanda Stewart Smith
Whitfield County Juvenile Court