REQUEST FOR SERVICE BY PUBLICATION

CASE NUMBER: JU-2018-000066.03; JU-2018-000080.03

PETITIONER: CLEBURNE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES

IN THE MATTER OF: LAILA WINTERS, A MINOR CHILD; DOB: June 14, 2005

IN THE MATTER OF: PATRICK WINTERS, A MINOR CHILD; DOB: August 22, 2006

TO:  The Mother. Melissa Holland.

A Petition has been filed in this Court requesting that the parental rights of the mother, Melissa Holland, be terminated and that the permanent custody of the minor children be vested in the State of Alabama Department of Human Resources.  You must file an answer to said Petition to Terminate Parental Rights within fourteen (14) days of perfection of service by publication or a judgment by default may be rendered.  Your answer is to be filed in the Juvenile Court of Cleburne County, Alabama, at the Cleburne County Courthouse.  You are further notified of your right to counsel to represent you, and if you are unable to afford counsel, one will be appointed by the Court to represent you in this proceeding.  A parent has the right to representation of an attorney in a dependency or a termination of parental rights trial, and, if indigent, the Court may appoint an attorney if requested.  Should the parent desire a court-appointed attorney, application should be made immediately upon receipt of notice of the action, by contacting the Juvenile Court Intake Office at 256-463-7145.  This case is set for trial on October 8, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. 

DONE this the 23 day of August, 2021.

WARREN SARRELL, CIRCUIT CLERK

Attorney for Petitioner:

Destiny Pettway (PET073)

Assistant Attorney General

Cleburne County Department of Human Resources

P. O. Box 1869

Anniston, AL 36202

256- 240-2104

(34-37)

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