Citation by Publication/Notice Details

Cause Number : 102759CCL
Name(s) of party to be served : UNKNOWN FATHER OF DIESEL LANKFORD
Court/County : Ellis County Court at Law (Ellis)
Citation Type : Other – Citation by Publication or Notice
Publication Start Date :  10/7/2020
Publication End Date :  10/27/2020
Status : Active
Citation/Notice Text :

THE STATE OF TEXAS: IN THE INTEREST OF § IN THE COUNTY COURT DIESEL LANKFORD AND § COURT AT LAW NO. 1 CHEVY LANKFORD, § OF ELLIS COUNTY, TEXAS CHILDREN TO: UNKNOWN FATHER OF DIESEL LANKFORD, Respondent, GREETINGS: NOTICE TO RESPONDENT: "You have been sued. You may employ an attorney. If you or your attorney do not file a written answer with the clerk who issued this citation by 10:00 am on the Monday next following the expiration of 20 days after the date you were served this citation and petition, a default judgment may be taken against you." The petition of the DEPARTMENT OF FAMILY & PROTECTIVE SERVICES, petitioner, was filed in the above entitled cause on MAY 8, 2020 in the COUNTY COURT AT LAW NO. 1 of ELLIS County, Texas. A brief statement of the nature of this suit is as follows, to-wit: FIRST AMENDED PETITION FOR PROTECTION OF A CHILD, FOR CONSERVATORSHIP & FOR TERMINATION IN SUIT AFFECTING THE PARENT-CHILD RELATIONSHIP as is more fully shown by the Petition on file in this suit. The name, date and place of birth of the child/children who are subject of this suit is/are as follows: DIESEL LANKFORD, DOB: 01/19/2020 CHEVY LANKFORD, DOB: 01/19/2020 The court has authority in this suit to enter any judgment or decree in the child's (children's) interest which will be binding upon you, including the termination of the parent-child relationship, the determination of paternity and the appointment of a conservator with authority to consent to the child's or children’s adoption. The name and address of the attorney for the plaintiff is: ELLIS COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY, 109 S. JACKSON ST, WAXAHACHIE, TX 75165 Issued and given under my hand and seal of said Court at Waxahachie, Texas this the 7th day of October, 2020. MELANIE REED, Ellis County District Clerk 109 S. Jackson Street Waxahachie, TX 75165 By /s/ Mary Hinds, Deputy