Citation by Publication/Notice Details

Cause Number : 1-20-1147
Name(s) of party to be served : Daniel David Smith
Court/County : 439th District Court - Rockwall County (Rockwall)
Citation Type : Other – Citation by Publication or Notice
Publication Start Date :  1/11/2021
Publication End Date :  3/1/2021
Status : Active
Citation/Notice Text :

CITATION BY PUBLICATION THE STATE OF TEXAS TO: DANIEL DAVID SMITH CAUSE NO. 1-20-1147 GREETINGS: “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 a.m. on the Monday next following the expiration of 42 days after you were served this citation, a default judgment may be taken against you. In addition to filing a written answer with the clerk, you may be required to make initial disclosures to the other parties of the suit. These disclosures generally must be made no later than 30 days after you file your answer with the clerk. Find more at” The ORIGINAL PETITION FOR PROTECTION OF A CHILD, FOR CONSERVATORSHIP, AND FOR TERMINATION IN SUIT AFFECTING THE PARENT-CHILD RELATIONSHIP, was filed in the 439th District Court of Rockwall County, Texas, on SEPTEMBER 4, 2020, against DANIEL DAVID SMITH, Numbered 1-20-1147, and entitled In the Interest of Blaire Leday. The suit requests ORIGINAL PETITION FOR PROTECTION OF A CHILD, FOR CONSERVATORSHIP, AND FOR TERMINATION IN SUIT AFFECTING THE PARENT-CHILD RELATIONSHIP as is more fully shown by Petition on file in this suit. The date and place of birth of the child (children) who is (are) the subject of this suit: BLAIRE LEDAY DOB: AUGUST 13, 2019; POB: UNKNOWN You are hereby commanded to appear by filing a written answer to the Plaintiff’s Original Petition, at or before ten o’clock A.M. of the Monday next after the expiration of forty-two days after the date of issuance of this Citation, on MONDAY, MARCH 1, 2021 @ 10:00 AM before the Honorable 439th District Court of Rockwall County, Texas at the Rockwall County Courthouse, 1111 E. Yellowjacket Lane of said County in Rockwall, Texas. Said Plaintiff’s Petition, was filed in said Court on SEPTEMBER 4, 2020, A.D., in this case numbered 1-20-1147 on the docket of said court, and styled, In the Interest of Blaire Leday. The Court has the authority in this suit to render an order in the child’s (children’s) interest that will be binding on 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 (children) adoption. Issued and given under my hand and seal of the Court at Rockwall, Texas, this on this the 7th day of January, 2021. Lea Carlson, District Clerk Rockwall County Courthouse 1111 E. Yellowjacket Lane, Ste. 200 Rockwall, Texas 75087 By:____________________________ Rachelle Cherry, Deputy ROCKWALL HEARLD BANNER, 2305 King Street, Greenville, Tx. 75401 Issued at the request of: Gina R. Savage 1111 E YELLOWJACKET LN SUITE 201 ROCKWALL TX 75087 *OFFICER RETURN – CERTIFICATE OF DELIVERY THE STATE OF TEXAS COUNTY OF ROCKWALL Came to hand on the _______ day of _____________________, 20_____, at ____ ___M. Executed in the City of______________________, County of _____________, State of _____ At the address of ______________________________________________________________ On the ____ day of _____________________, 20 _____, at ______ __M. by delivering to the Within named Newspaper: ______________________________________________________ a copy of this Citation in Cause No. ___________, having first endorsed on same the date of delivery. For Serving Citation $________ Sheriff/Constable__________________________ For Mileage $________ County of________________________________ For Notary $________ State of__________________________________ Total Fees: $________ By:______________________________________ Officer/Authorized Person I.D. # _________________ CLERK’S CERTIFICATION Citation was published in the _________________________________, a newspaper published in the County of Rockwall, in the State of Texas, the County in which suit is pending, such publication being made one (1) time. And a duly verified printed copy thereof is returned herewith. TO CERTIFY WHICH WITNESS MY HAND OFFICIALLY. Lea Carlson, District Clerk Rockwall County Courthouse Rockwall, Texas 75087 By:____________________________ Deputy