ATTN: JEMALE CORTEZ NICHOLS, father; Suite Summons for hearing re: Chance Nichols, minor child alleged in need of services

STATE OF INDIANA, COUNTY OF BROWN, IN THE BROWN CIRCUIT COURT, NASHVILLE, INDIANA

Cause No.: 07C01 1603 JC 000028

CHILD ALLEGED TO BE  A CHILD IN NEED OF SERVICES:

CHANCE NICHOLS (Minor child)

And

AMANDA COOPER, Mother And JEMALE CORTEZ NICHOLS, Father

SUMMONS FOR SERVICE BY PUBLICATION & NOTICE OF CHILD IN NEED OF SERVICES HEARING

TO:   JEMALE CORTEZ NICHOLS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN to the above noted parent, whose whereabouts are unknown, and who is the parent of CHANCE NICHOLS (date of birth 10/7/2004), that the Indiana Department of Child Services has filed its Verified Petition Alleging the Child to be in Need of Services, in accordance with Indiana Code 31-34-9-3, and that an adjudication hearing has been scheduled with the Court.

THE ADJUDICATION HEARING at which JEMALE COREZ NICHOLS must appear is scheduled for July 20th, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. at the Brown County Circuit Court, 20 E. Main St, Nashville, IN.  At said hearing, the court will consider the Petition and evidence thereon and will render its decision as to whether above named minor child is a child in need of services and shall enter adjudication accordingly. Your failure to appear after lawful notice will be deemed as your default and waiver to be present at said hearing.

UPON ENTRY OF SAID ADJUDICATION, A DISPOSITIONAL HEARING will be held in which the Court will consider: (1) Alternatives for the care, treatment, or rehabilitation for the child; (2) The necessity, nature, and extent of your participation in the program of care, treatment, or rehabilitation for the child; and, (3) Your financial responsibility for any services provided for the parent, guardian, or custodian of the child, including child support.

YOU MUST RESPOND by appearing in the case in person or by attorney within thirty (30) days after the last publication of this notice, and in the event you fail to do so, an adjudication on said petition and a dispositional decree may be entered against you without further notice.

THE ATTORNEY REPRESENTING THE INDIANA DEPARTMENT OF CHILD SERVICES is Kristin L Retherford, 121 Locust Lane, PO Box 325, Nashville, IN 47448; telephone (812) 988-2239.

Dated this 9th day of May, 2016

By: Brenda Woods, Clerk of Brown County

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