Citation by Publication/Notice Details

Cause Number : 25,531
Name(s) of party to be served : Estate of Betty J. Bennett and Unknown Heirs of Betty J. Bennett
Court/County : 1A District Court - Tyler County (Tyler)
Citation Type : Rule 111 - Action Against Unknown Heirs
Publication Start Date :  11/12/2020
Publication End Date :  12/10/2020
Status : Active
Citation/Notice Text :

THE STATE OF TEXAS TO THE FOLLOWING: Estate of Betty J. Bennett, deceased, and all unknown heirs of Betty J. Bennett, deceased YOU ARE HEREBY COMMANDED TO APPEAR AND ANSWER HEREIN at or before 10 o'clock a.m. of the first Monday after the expiration of 42 days from the date of issuance of this citation. Your answer is due no later than 10 o'clock a.m. on Monday, December 21, 2020. You may employ an attorney. Your answer must be filed at the office of the Clerk at 100 West Bluff, Woodville, Texas 75979. The suit is numbered 25,531 and is styled "Patricia A. Bartkowiak, et al., v. Estate of Betty J. Bennett, deceased, and any Unknown Heirs of Betty J. Bennett, deceased." The petition in this cause was filed on November 4, 2020 in the ____th Judicial District Court of Tyler County, Texas. This lawsuit is a suit brought under Chapter 29 of the Texas Property Code, for a forced sale of the interest of ESTATE OF BETTY J. BENNETT, deceased, and any UNKNOWN HEIRS OF BETTY J. BENNETT, deceased, in certain real property as reimbursement for property taxes paid by PATRICIA A. BARTKOWIAK and ROY MCKEAN on their behalf. The real property is approximately 0.693 acres in Abstract No. 9, Tyler County and part of the tract of land acquired by J. G. Haralson, Sr. from the heirs of F. M. Smith, further known as Lot No. M-20 on Frog Pond Lake and described in that Warranty Deed dated September 10, 1992 recorded in Volume 532, Page 812, et seq., in the Official Public Records of Tyler County, Texas. Plaintiffs' Attorney Name and Address: Thomas D. Fortenberry P.O. Box 1567 Cedar Park, Texas 78630 Phone: (409) 283-2811 Fax: (409) 291-7042 Email: tom@tflawoffices.com NOTICE TO THE DEFENDANT: 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 at or before 10 o'clock a.m. of the first Monday after the expiration of 42 days from the date of issuance of this citation a default judgment may be taken against you. Your answer is due no later than 10 o'clock a.m. on Monday, December 21, 2020. ISSUED AND GIVEN under my hand and seal of office on November 6, 2020, at 100 West Bluff, Ste. 203, Woodville, Texas 75979, Tyler County, Texas. Chyrl Pounds Clerk of the ____th Judicial District Court 100 West Bluff, Ste. 203 Woodville, Tyler County, Texas By: Aleena Conner, Deputy