No: 16-5-00661-9. Summons by Publication: Petition For Termination of Parent-Child

No: 16-5-00661-9. Summons by Publication: Petition For Termination of Parent-Child Relationship & Notice of Hearing, Superior Court for the State of Washington, Pierce County In re the Adoption of: CJB, a person under the age of eighteen. To the Respondent: Amy Elizabeth Black. You are hereby summoned to appear within thirty days after the date of service of this summons, and defend the above-entitled action in the above entitled court, and answer the petition of the petitioner Tamera Diane Black, who is joined in the petition by the natural father of the above named child, Anthony Howard Black, and serve a copy of your answer upon the undersigned attorneys for petitioner at the office below stated, if you fail to do so, judgment will be rendered against you according to the request of the Petition for Step-Parent Adoption and the Petition for Termination of Parent-Child Relationship which has been filed with the Clerk of said court. YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that there has been filed in this court a petition praying that the parent-child relationship between you, the biological mother, of the above-named child and the above-named child be terminated. The object of the action is to seek an order relinquishing the child to the petitioner for a step-parent adoption and to terminate the parent-child relationship. The child was born on May 18, 2004 in Coos County, Oregon. The child's natural mother's name at the time the child was born was Amy Elizabeth Black. The name of the child's father is Anthony Howard Black. He is joining in the petition with his spouse who is the named petitioner. You have been named as the biological mother of the child. The court hearing on this matter shall be on the 3rd day of February, 2017, at 9:00 a.m. in the Pierce County Superior Court; address: 5501 6th Avenue, Tacoma, WA 98406 YOUR FAILURE TO APPEAR AT THE HEARING WILL RESULT IN A DEFAULT ORDER PERMANENTLY TERMINATING ALL OF YOUR RIGHTS TO THE ABOVE-NAMED CHILD. You are further notified that any non consenting parent or alleged father has a right to be represented by an attorney, and an attorney will be appointed for an indigent parent who requests an attorney. You are further notified that your failure to file a claim of paternity within twenty five days of the date of service of this notice or to respond to the petition within twenty five days of date of service of this notice is grounds to terminate your parent-child relationship with respect to the child. One method of filing your response and serving a copy on the petitioner is to send them by certified mail with return receipt requested. This summons is issued pursuant to Superior Court Civil Rule 4.1 and RCW 26.33.110 and RCW 26.33.310 of the state of Washington. Dated: December 27, 2016, Desmond Kolke/WSBA No. 23563, Attorney for Tamera Diane Black, Petitioner File original of your response with the clerk of the court at Pierce County Superior Court: Juvenile Division 5501 6th Avenue Tacoma, WA 98406 Serve a copy of your response on: [X] Petitioner's Lawyer Law Offices of Desmond Kolke 1201 Pacific Ave., #600 Tacoma, WA 98402 (888) 631-6957 IDX-737725 January 3, 10, 17