CHILD IN NEED OF PROTECTION OR SERVICES PETITION
State of Minnesota
Sixth Judicial District
Court File Number: 09-JV-12-167
TERRI PORT WRIGHT
1201 TALL PINE LN STE 2
CLOQUET, MN 55720
In Re: the Children of Sagwant Butcher, Denny Arnold Martin, and Jerron Lewis Jones
Please take notice that on January 25, 2012, a Petition was filed with the above named court alleging that the child(ren) of the above-named parent(s) or legal custodian(s) are in need of protection or services. A copy of the Petition is attached.
YOU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED AND REQUIRED TO APPEAR IN COURT at the following date, time, and place where a hearing regarding the Petition and the best interests of the child(ren) will be held:
April 17, 2012
Admit/Deny Permanency Petition Hearing
District Court Judge Dale A. Wolf
Carlton County District Court
PO Box 190
Carlton Minnesota 55718
YOU HAVE BEEN SERVED WITH THIS SUMMONS because, pursuant to statute or court rule:
-You are a parent to the child(ren) named in the petition; or
-You are a party to this proceeding pursuant to Juvenile Protection Rule 21.01 or an attorney for a party; or
-You have legal custody of the child who is the subject of the Petition; or
-You are the person whose presence the court believes is important to a determination concerning the best interests of the child(ren) who are the subject of the Petition.
IF YOU FAIL TO APPEAR AT THE HEARING:
-The court may conduct the hearing without you; and
-The court may find that the factual allegations and statutory grounds set forth in the petition have been proved; and
-The court may enter an order granting the relief requested in the petition, which may include:
- - removing the child(ren) from the home of the parent or legal custodian and placing the child(ren) in foster care,
- - permanently severing the parent's rights to the child(ren) pursuant to a termination of parental rights petition,
- - permanently transferring the child(ren)'s legal physical custody to a relative, or
- - an order for other permanent placement of the child(ren).
A STATEMENT OF YOUR RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES IS ATTACHED, including the right to be represented by an attorney as authorized under the statutes and court rules. It is your responsibility to immediately notify the court administrator if your address changes.
Dated: February 21, 2012