No. 22-4-01780-8-Summons Served by Publication

No. 22-4-01780-8-Summons Served by Publication

No. 22-4-01780-8

Summons Served by Publication (SMPB)

Superior Court of Washington, County of Pierce

In the Guardianship of:



Respondent/s (minors/children)

Summons Served by Publication

To Carlos Avila Roman. I have started a court case by filing a petition. The name of the Petition is: Minor Guardianship Petition. I have also filed:

– Notice of Hearing, filed 02-24-2023

– Declaration Re Reasons for Minor Guardianship, filed 08/11/2022

You must respond in writing if you want the court to consider your side. Deadline! Your Response must be filed and served within 60 days of the date this Summons is published: June 1, 2023. If you do not file and serve your Response or a Notice of Appearance by the deadline:

* No one has to notify you about other hearings in this case, and

* The court may approve the requests in the Petition without hearing your side (called a default judgment).

Follow these steps:

1. Read the Petition and any other documents that were filed at court with this Summons. Those documents explain what the other party is asking for. 2. Fill out a Response on this form: [ X ] GDN M 301, Objection to Minor Guardianship

You can get the Response form and other forms you may need at:

* The Washington State Courts’ website:

* Washington LawHelp:, or

* The Superior Court Clerk’s office or county law library (for a fee).

3. Serve (give) a copy of your Response to the person who filed this Summons at the address below, and to any other parties. You may use certified mail with return receipt requested. For more information on how to serve, read Superior Court Civil Rule 5.

4. File your original Objection with the court clerk at this address:

Superior Court Clerk, Pierce County

County-City Building, 930 Tacoma Ave. S., Room 110

Tacoma, WA 98402

5. Lawyer not required: It is a good idea to talk to a lawyer, but you may file and serve your Response without one.

Person filing this Summons or his/her lawyer fills out below:

Amber J. Bighorse, WSBA NO. 50823

Attorney for Petitioner

I agree to accept legal papers for this case at : Lawyer’s address: 1015 Pacific Ave Suite 301-A

Tacoma WA 98402 Email:

Note: You and the other party/ies may agree to accept legal papers by email under Superior Court Civil Rule 5 and local court rules.

This Summons is issued according to Rule 4.1 of the Superior Court Civil Rules of the state of Washington.


June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, July 6, 2023