NO: 15-5-00600-9 SUMMONS AND NOTICE BY PUBLICATION OF PETITION/ HEARING RE TERMINATING OF PARENT-CHILD RELATIONSHIP IN THE SUPERIOR COURT FOR PIERCE COUNTY, WASHINGTON IN THE MATTER OF THE ADOPTION OF JAAMIK & MALEKI MARS, A person under the age of eighteen. TO: Reginald Mars, biological father of the above-named child. There has been filed with the Clerk of the abovenamed Court, a Petition for Termination of the parent/child relationship between you and the above-named child. The child was born on 12-22-98, 4-601 in the City of Vancouver, State of Washington. The name of the childs mother was Gloria L. Mars at the time the child was conceived. You are hereby summoned to appear on the 23rd day of October, 2015, at 9 am at the Pierce County Superior Court, Tacoma Washington, and to defend the above-entitled action, and to answer the Petition of the Petitioner, and to serve a copy of your Answer upon the undersigned Petitioner at his address indicated below. If you fail to do so, judgment may be rendered against you according to the request of the Petition. YOUR FAILURE TO APPEAR AT THE HEARING MAY RESULT IN A DEFAULT ORDER PERMANENTLY TERMINATING ALL OF YOUR RIGHTS TO THE ABOVE-NAMED CHILD. Any non-consn eting parent has a right to be represented by an attorney, and an attorney may be appointed for an indigent parent who so requests. You are further notified that your failure to file a claim of paternity of the other appropriate response to the Petition within 25 days of the first publication of this notice is grounds to terminate your parent/child relationship with the child, and that such relief will be requested at the Court hearing described above. One method of filing your response and serving a copy on the Petitioner is to sent it by Certified Mail with Return Receipt Requested. Dated this 28th day of July, 2015. /s/Coreale Forrest Petitioner, Pro Se File Original Response with: Pierce County Clerk 930 Tacoma Ave S Rm 110 Tacoma, WA 98402 Serve a copy of response on: Coreale Forrest Petitioner, Pro Se PMB 3549 PO Box 257 Olympia, WA 98507 July 30, August 6, 13