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STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE COUNTY OF DURHAM DISTRICT COURT DIVISION FILE NO. 15 JT 32 NOTICE OF SERVICE OF PROCESS RE: TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS IN THE MATTER OF: JOSIAH JOHNSON TO: The Unknown Father of a male child born to Phyllis Roberts on or about April 25, 2012, in Durham County, North Carolina, and placed in the custody of the Durham County Department of Social Services on March 5, 2015. PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that a motion or petition has been filed by the Durham County Department of Social Services for the purpose of terminating your parental rights to the above named minor child. You must prepare and file with the Clerk of Superior Court of Durham County a written answer to the petition within thirty (30) days of the first date of publication (written below). You must also serve a copy of the answer on the petitioner's attorney (address below). If you fail to file an answer, your parental rights may be terminated. The petitioner will apply to the court for the relief demanded in the motion or petition. You are entitled to attend any hearing affecting your parental rights. You are entitled to have an attorney appointed by the court if you cannot afford one, provided that you request an attorney at or before the time of the hearing. You may contact the Clerk of Superior Court immediately to request counsel. There is no attorney appointed to represent you in this proceeding unless ordered by the court. If your address is known, the date, time and place of hearing of the petition will be mailed to you upon filing of an answer or thirty (30) days after the first date of publication of this notice if no answer is filed. This hearing shall be held on October, 30, 2017 at 9:30 am, with a pretrial on October 27, 2017 at 9:30 am in Courtroom 5C, 5th Floor, Durham County Courthouse. You may call the Deputy Clerk of the Juvenile Court of Durham County at (919)808-3125 for further information. This the 12th day of September, 2017 ROBIN K. MARTINEK SR. ASSISTANT COUNTY ATTORNEY P. O. BOX 3508 DURHAM, NC 27702 (919) 560-0712 H-S: 9-13, 20, 27, 2017