No. 21-4-01939-0-Summons

No. 21-4-01939-0-Summons

No. 21-4-01939-0



Superior Court of Washington, County of Pierce

In the Guardianship of:

Esmay Marie Renee Kulow

Respondent (minor/child)


To: The parents, child, and person with court-ordered custody:

1. The Petitioner has started a case asking for guardianship of the above-named children under RCW 11.130.185. If the Minor Guardianship Petition is approved, the rights of the parents or legal custodians could be substantially restricted.

2. You must respond to this summons and petition by serving a copy of your written response on the person signing this summons, any other party, and by filing the original response with the clerk of the court.

If you do not serve your written response within 20 days after the date this summons was served on you (or 60 days if you are served outside of the state of Washington), exclusive of the day of service, the court may enter an order of default against you and

the court may, without further notice to you, enter an order and approve or provide for the relief requested in the petition.

If the petition has not been filed, you may demand that the petitioner file this lawsuit with the court. If you do so, the demand must be in writing and must be served upon the person signing this summons. Within 14 days after you serve the demand, the petitioner must file this lawsuit with the court, or the service on you of this summons and petition will be void.

3. If you wish to seek the advice of a lawyer in this matter, you should do so promptly so that your written response, if any, may be served on time.

4. This summons is issued pursuant to rule 4 of the Superior Court Civil Rules of the State of Washington.

Important! Read the Notice of Hearing for information about your rights and how to respond.

Dated: September 14, 2021

Signature of Petitioner or Lawyer/WSBA No.

/s/Laura M. Groves

Laura M. Groves 36809

File original of your response with the clerk of the court at:

Pierce County Superior Court

930 Tacoma Ave

Tacoma, WA 98402

Serve a copy of your response on:

[x] Petitioner’s Lawyer

Laura M. Groves

1001 Fourth Ave, 44th Floor

Seattle, WA 98154


November 23, 30, December 7, 14, 21, 28, 2021