Legals

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

IN THE JUVENILE COURT OF GILMER COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA
CASE NO.: 2020-JV-35
IN THE INTEREST OF: J.D. SEX: FDOB: 05/14/2004
Minor Child Under the Age of Eighteen (18) Years.
SERVICE BY PUBLICATION
TO: Pamela Stephens, aka Pamela Dean, mother of J.D., Current Whereabouts Unknown
A Petition for Dependency has been filed as to the minor child born to Pamela Stephens, aka Pamela Dean, on May 14, 2004. Said petition was filed by the Georgia Department of Human Services, acting by and through the Gilmer County Department of Family and Children Services on March 10, 2020.
You have a right to a free copy of the Petition filed in this case, which you may obtain from the Clerk of Juvenile Court, Gilmer County, upon identifying yourself, or from the Gilmer County Department of Family and Children Services.
You are further given notice that an Adjudication and Disposition Hearing on the Department's Petition for Dependency is set for the January 7, 2021, at 9:30 a.m. at the Gilmer County Courthouse, or as soon thereafter as the case may be heard.
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 JAN WHEELER
Appalachian Circuit Juvenile Court
Respectfully submitted,
CHRISTOPHER M. CARR Bar No. 112505
Attorney General
BRYAN K. WEBB Bar No. 743580
Deputy Attorney General
SHALEN S. NELSON Bar No. 636575
Senior Assistant Attorney General
PENNY L. HANNAH Bar No. 323563
Senior Assistant Attorney General
MANDA C. GWATNEY Bar No. 198455
Special Assistant Attorney General
The Law Office of Manda C. Gwatney
PO Box 2082
Blue Ridge, GA 30513
404-530-9272 (Office)
888-237-1564 (Fax)
manda@gwatneylaw.com
Nov 18-Dec 9.609532

In the Probate Court
County of Gilmer
State of Georgia
Estate No. 2020-156
Date of second publication, if any: Nov. 18, 2020
In Re: Estate of Madeline Albury-Hobson, minor
Notice:
To Fredrick Albury & whom it may concern:
You are hereby notified that Tammie and Joshua Hahling have filed a petition seeking to be appointed temporary guardian(s) of the above-named minor. All objections to the petition to the appointment of a temporary guardian or the appointment or the appointment of the petitioners as temporary guardians, must be in writing, setting forth the grounds of any such objections, and must be filed with this court no later than fourteen (14) days after this notice is mailed, or ten (10) days after this notice is personally served upon you, or ten (10) days after the second publication of this notice if you are served by publication. All objections should be sworn to before a notary public or Georgia probate court clerk, and filing fees must be tendered with your pleadings, unless you qualify to file as an indigent party. Contact probate court personnel for the required amount of filing fees.
Note: If a natural guardian files a timely objection to the creation of the temporary guardianship, the petition will be dismissed. If a natural guardian files an objection to the appointment of the petitioner(s) as guardian(s), or if a parent who is not a natural guardian files an objection to the petition, a hearing on the matter shall be scheduled at a later date. If no objection is filed, the petition may be granted without a hearing.
Honorable Scott C. Chastain, Judge of the Probate Court
By Jennifer Carney, Probate Deputy Clerk
1 Broad St., Ste. 204
Ellijay, GA 30540
(706)635-4763
Nov 11-18. 609034

STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY OF GILMER
NOTICE TO DEBTORS AND CREDITORS
Re: Estate of Marilyn Wright Ristau
All debtors and creditors of the estate of Marilyn Wright Ristau, deceased, late of Gilmer County, Georgia, are hereby notified to render their demands and payments to the Personal Representative of the estate, according to law, and all persons indebted to said estate are required to make immediate payment to the Personal Representative.
This 3rd day of November, 2020
Susan Alice Ristau
844 Walnut Ridge #4344, Ellijay, GA 30536
Nov 11-Dec 2. 608471

STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY OF GILMER
NOTICE TO DEBTORS AND CREDITORS
Re: Estate of Mary G. Chadwick
All debtors and creditors of the estate of Mary G. Chadwick, deceased, late of Gilmer County, Georgia, are hereby notified to render their demands and payments to the Personal Representative of the estate, according to law, and all persons indebted to said estate are required to make immediate payment to the Personal Representative.
This 2nd day of November, 2020
Patricia Barnard Roberts
288 Whispering Pine Lane, Cherry Log, GA 30522
Nov 11-Dec 2. 608982

Notice
Georgia, Gilmer County Probate Court
To whom it may concern:
Brandy Leigh Childers has petitioned to be appointed administrator of the estate of Jeffery Shane Griggs, deceased, of said county. (The Petitioner has applied for waiver of bond and/or grant of certain powers contained in O.C.G.A. §53-12-261). All interested parties are hereby notified to show cause why said petition should not be granted. All objections to the petition must be in writing, setting forth the grounds of any such objections, and must be filed with the court on or before Dec. 7, 2020.
All pleadings/objections must be signed before a notary public or before a probate court clerk, and filing fees must be tendered with your pleadings/objections, unless you qualify to file as an indigent party. Contact probate court personnel at the following address/telephone number for the required amount of filing fees. If any objections are filed, a hearing will be scheduled at a later date. If no objections are filed, the petition may be granted without a hearing.
Hon. Scott C. Chastain, Probate Judge
By Lyndsay Hightower, Clerk of the Probate Court
1 Broad St., Ste. 204, Ellijay, GA 30540. (706)635-4763.
Nov 11-Dec 2. 608692

Notice
Georgia, Gilmer County Probate Court
To whom it may concern:
Sierra Taylor Jenkins has petitioned to be appointed administrator of the estate of Sheila E. Jenkins, deceased, of said county. (The Petitioner has applied for waiver of bond and/or grant of certain powers contained in O.C.G.A. §53-12-261). All interested parties are hereby notified to show cause why said petition should not be granted. All objections to the petition must be in writing, setting forth the grounds of any such objections, and must be filed with the court on or before Dec. 7, 2020.
All pleadings/objections must be signed before a notary public or before a probate court clerk, and filing fees must be tendered with your pleadings/objections, unless you qualify to file as an indigent party. Contact probate court personnel at the following address/telephone number for the required amount of filing fees. If any objections are filed, a hearing will be scheduled at a later date. If no objections are filed, the petition may be granted without a hearing.
Hon. Scott C. Chastain, Probate Judge
By Jennifer Carney, Clerk of the Probate Court
1 Broad St., Ste. 204, Ellijay, GA 30540. (706)635-4763.
Nov 11-Dec 2. 608355

In the Superior Court of Gilmer County
State of Georgia
Civil Action No. 2020-CV-371
Elliot N. Modica, plaintiff
Notice of publication
By order for service by publication dated 10/28/2020 you are hereby notified that on 10/28/2020, Elliot N. Modica filed suit for name change of adult.
You are required to file with the Clerk of the Superior Court and serve upon plaintiff's attorney, Pro-Se, an answer in writing with sixty (60) days of the date of the order for publication.
Witness, the Honorable Chief Judge Brenda Weaver, Judge of this Superior Court.
10/28/2020
Amber Lorea, deputy clerk
11/4-25. 607412

STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY OF GILMER
NOTICE TO DEBTORS AND CREDITORS
Re: Estate of Patrick Orceneath Daly Jr.
All debtors and creditors of the estate of Patrick Orceneath Daly Jr., deceased, late of Gilmer County, Georgia, are hereby notified to render their demands and payments to the Personal Representative of the estate, according to law, and all persons indebted to said estate are required to make immediate payment to the Personal Representative.
This 27th day of October, 2020
William Randall Miller
51 Weeks Rd., Ellijay, GA 30540
Nov 4-25. 607127

STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY OF GILMER
NOTICE TO DEBTORS AND CREDITORS
Re: Estate of Robert J. Barber Sr.
All debtors and creditors of the estate of Robert J. Barber Sr., deceased, late of Gilmer County, Georgia, are hereby notified to render their demands and payments to the Personal Representative of the estate, according to law, and all persons indebted to said estate are required to make immediate payment to the Personal Representative.
This 26th day of October, 2020
Leslie Patricia Barber
801 Evans Rd., Ellijay, GA 30536
Nov 4-25. 606919