Wednesday, November 18, 2020
IN THE JUVENILE COURT OF GILMER COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA
IN THE INTEREST OF:
E.M. SEX: M DOB: 08/22/2017 CASE NO.: 2019-JV-163
R.M. SEX: M DOB: 09/19/2016 CASE NO.: 2019-JV-162
T.B. SEX: M DOB: 03/31/2015 CASE NO.: 2019-JV-161
Minor Children Under the Age of Eighteen (18) Years.
SERVICE BY PUBLICATION
TO: Dillon Godfrey
LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: 1370 Gunstock Creek Road, Ellijay, Georgia 30540
PRESENT WHEREABOUTS: UNKNOWN
A Petition for Permanent Guardianship has been filed as to the minor child born to Rachel Merrell on August 22, 2017; September 19, 2016; and March 31, 2015; by the Georgia Department of Human Services, acting through the Gilmer County Department of Family and Children Services, on September 18, 2020, said petition seeking to transfer permanent guardianship of the minor children to Mary Mulkey.
You are therefore given notice of said petition and are hereby notified of your right to object to either the establishment of a permanent guardianship or to the individual selected as the proposed permanent guardian, or both. Any objection shall be filed in writing with the Clerk of the Juvenile Court, Gilmer County, within ten (10) days of the date of the second publication of this notice. Please be advised that you will lose all rights to object to the appointment of a permanent guardian for the minor if you do not file an objection with the court within ten (10) days of the date of the second publication of this notice.
You are further given notice that the hearing on the petition for permanent guardianship is set for the December 7, 2020, at 9:30 a.m., or as soon thereafter as the case may be heard, at the Gilmer County Courthouse.
You are entitled to counsel in these proceedings and the Court will appoint counsel if you are unable without financial hardship to employ counsel.
Witness the hand of the Honorable Jan Wheeler, Juvenile Court Judge, Gilmer County, this 5th day of November, 2020.
Judge, Gilmer County Juvenile Court
Appalachian Judicial Circuit
Nov 18-25. 609534