Details for Service of Process by Publication


L2026 NOTICE OF SERVICE OF PROCESS BY PUBLICATION STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA SWAIN COUNTY IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE DISTRICT COURT DIVISION IN THE MATTER OF KOLVIN HARTBERGER, a Minor Juvenile FILE NO. 20 JA 17 TAKE NOTICE that a pleading seeking relief against you has been filed in the above-entitled action. The nature of the relief being sought is as follows: ONGOING ABUSE, NEGLECT, AND/OR DEPENDENCY ACTION, ENTERING PERMANENCY PLANNING ORDERS CONSIDERING THE NEEDS OF THE JUVENILES WITH ENTRY OF AN ORDER DESIGNED TO MEET THOSE NEEDS AND THE OBJECTIVES OF THE STATE Original petition filed July 20, 2020, in the District Court in Swain County, North Carolina. Amended petition adding party filed October 1, 2020. TO: RICHARD AVERILL You are required to make a defense to such pleadings no later than 45 days from the date of first publication of this notice November 16, 2020 and upon your failure to do so, the Petitioner, the Swain County Department of Social Services, seeking service against you, will apply to the Court for the relief sought. If you are indigent you are entitled to appointed counsel. Counsel may be appointed to you by the Court at the first hearing after service. You should contact the Swain County Clerk of Court at 828-488-7400 for information regarding how to request and apply for counsel. A dispositional order or a subsequent order may require certain actions of you or may terminate your parental rights. Upon service, failure to comply with any order of the Court may cause the Court to issue a show cause order for contempt. This the 16th day of November, 2020. Kristy L. Parton Attorney for Petitioner Swain County Department of Social Services PO Box 194 Bryson City, NC 28713 828-226-2367


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