NOTICE OF SERVICE
OF PROCESS BY PUBLICATION
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA
IN THE GENERAL COURT
DISTRICT COURT DIVISION
COUNTY OF POLK
FILE # 21 JT-14
In Re: N.L., A minor juvenile.
TO: To any unknown father of a female juvenile, born on February 12, 2020, in Buncombe County, North Carolina, Respondents. Take notice that a pleading seeking relief against you has been filed in the above-entitled proceeding. The nature of the relief being sought is the termination of your parental rights to your minor child.
You are required to make defense to such pleading by filing written answer with the Polk County Clerk of Superior Court not later than April 28, 2023, and upon your failure to do so, the party seeking service against you will apply to the Court for the relief sought, i.e., the termination of your parental rights to your minor child referenced above.
You are entitled to attend any hearing affecting your parental rights. You are entitled to have counsel appointed by the Court if you cannot afford one, provided that you request such counsel at or before the time of the hearing on this matter. You may contact the Clerk of Superior Court for Polk County, North Carolina, in Columbus, NC at (828) 894-4900 immediately to request counsel. This is a new case and any attorney appointed previously will not represent you in this proceeding unless ordered by the Court. Notice of date, time and place of hearing will be mailed to you by the Clerk of Superior Court upon the filing of your answer.
This the 14th day of March, 2023.
Phillip R. Feagan
Attorney for Polk County Department of Social Services
60 Walker Street, Suite F
P.O. Box 309
Columbus, North Carolina 28722
(828) 894-3514 (Facsimile) email@example.com
NC State Bar #9213
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